← Circulation and Respiration Export Options Alphabetize Word-Def Delimiter Tab Comma Custom Def-Word Delimiter New Line Semicolon Custom Data Copy and paste the text below. It is read-only. Select All Ventricles Chambers of the heart that pump blood TO the lungs and the rest of the body. Pulmonary Arteries Vessels that carry deoxygenated blood: Arteries Vessels that carry blood away from the blood are called: Right Atrium The heart chamber that receives blood from the venae cavae is the... Deoxygenated Blood entering the right atrium is... Left Atrium Oxygenated blood from the lungs is received by the... Artery Which type of blood vessel is both strong and elastic? Systolic Pressure The force exerted agianst the arterial walls when the heart contracts is called: Hemoglobin The iron-containing molecule in red blood cells is called: Leukocytes Infections generally result in an increase in the number of... White Blood Cells Defending the body against bacterial infection and invasion by foreign substances is a function of... A and AB A person with antigen A on their red blood cells can give blood to someone with blood type(s)... Epiglottis During swallowing, the air passageway of the pharynx is covered by the: Bronchioles Alveoli in the lungs are connected to the bronchi by a network of tiny tubes called: Alveoli The actual exchange of gases occurs at the site of the: Valves What prevents blood from moving through the heart in the wrong direction? Veins What vessel carries blood TO the heart? Capillaries Carbon dioxide and waste products diffuse from the tissue into the blood through the: Plasma The fluid component of blood is called: Air and Blood The alveoli are sacs of the lungs where oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged by the diffusion between... Collect and remove wastes from the body What is the main function of the excretory system? Urinary Bladder Which organ of the excretory system stores urine until the body is ready to eliminate it? Nephrons Tiny filtering structures where urine is produced in the kidneys are called: Skin Which excretory organ eliminates water and some chemical wastes in perspiration? Remove urea and excess water What function do kidneys perform? Excretion The process of removal of the body's wastes is called: Liver Organs of excretions that maintain homeostasis include the kidneys, lungs, skin, and: Ureter What carries urine to the urinary bladder? Urethra Urine leaves body through what?