ICSE>HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY>6.CIRCULATORY SYSTEM
Scope of syllabus
Composition of blood (Structure and functions of RBC, WBC and platelets).
Brief idea of tissue fluid and lymph.
Increase in efficiency of mammalian red blood cells due to absence of certain organelles should be explained with reasons.
A brief idea of blood coagulation.
Structure of vein, artery and capillary should be explained with the help of diagrams to bring out clearly the relationship between their structure and function.
ABO blood group system, Rh factor; concept of double circulation; concept systole and diastole; blood pressure.
Reference to portal system should be made.
Working of the heart along with names of the main blood vessels entering and leaving the heart, the liver and the kidney must be taught.
Examination of a blood smear under a microscope.