Narrow thin walled blood vessels carrying blood to
Thin walled blood vessel which carries blood towards the heart.
The upper chambers of the heart that receive blood
from the body and the lungs. Atria is the plural
This is the name of the first vessel that blood enters when it leaves the heart through the left ventricle.
Blood vessels that supply the heart muscle with
blood to the walls of the heart, supplying the heart muscles with food and oxygen etc
These are the vessels that drain blood from the walls of the heart to the coronary sinus
This is the organ that is largely responsible for creating the blood pressure that is necessary to move the blood through the vessels of the circulatory system
This is the heart chamber that receives blood from the left atrium and pumps blood into the aorta
These structures allow blood to flow one way/ prevents back-flow in the circulatory system
This is the name of the heart chamber that receives blood from the pulmonary veins and send blood to the left ventricle.
This is the name of a large vessel that transports blood to the right atrium of humans. It primarily carries blood from the body to the heart
Blood that has high levels of dissolved oxygen.
This is the name of the heart chamber that receives blood from the vena cava and send blood to the right ventricle.
These are often described as the pumping chambers of the heart. There is one on the left and one on the right side. They provide most of the pressure necessary to move blood through the vessels of the body. They have thick walls compared to the atria. Note that the one on the left has a thicker wall than the one on the right.
This is what blood that has low levels of oxygen is called. It is found in the veins carrying blood back to the heart
This is the heart chamber that receives blood from the right atrium and pumps blood into the pulmonary artery