Another name for the cardiovascular system is the __________________ system
heart, blood vessels, blood
Name three things that make up the circulatory system
needed materials, waste products, disease fighters
What three things are carried throughout the body by the cardiovascular system?
What are the the upper chambers called?
what are the lower chambers called?
arteries, capillaries, veins
Name the three kinds of blood vessels
What is The largest artery in the body?
Arteries carry blood __________from the heart
Veins carry blood _____________ to the heart
What is the process in which materials are exchanged between the blood and the body cells ?
What is the name of the instrument that measures blood pressure
What is the pressure that blood exerts against the walls of the blood vessels?
What is the name for the liquid part of blood?
red blood cells. white blood cells, platelets
What 3 types of cells are found in blood?
What is plasma mostly made of?
chemical messengers, digested food molecules, vitamins and minerals, wastes
List 4 kinds of materials that are carried in plasma
fewer, bigger, live longer, have nuclei
List 4 ways which white blood cells are different from red blood cells
What is the fluid inside the lymphatic system called?
Needed substances are carried to the body cells by ______________
The cardiovascular system consists of the heart, blood vessels and _________________
Blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart are called
Which chamber of the heart pumps oxygen-poor blood to the lungs?
Which chamber of the heart contracts with the most force?
The ____________________- pumps blood to the lungs
Blood that contains a lot of carbon dioxide flows from the body into the __________ atrium of the heart
During exercise, the heart rate increases in response to the body's need for more ____________
Blood that is rich in oxygen leaves the heart through the blood vessel known as the _________________
in which vessels are materials exchanged between the blood and the body cells?
smooth epithelial cells
Blood can flow freely through arteries because arteries are lined with a layer of_________________
Substances are exchanged between the blood and body cells in the blood vessels known as _____________________
As blood moves away from the heart, blood pressure ________________
The function of white blood cells is to ___________
If a person's blood lacked platelets, what process could not take place?
__________________ blood cells are the most numerous type of cells in whole blood
Fibrin is produced when the blood components called_____________ start a chain reaction
red blood cells contain__________, a protein that carries oxygen from the lungs
Blood types are determined by marker molecules on the __________ blood cells
What is the blood type of a person whose plasma contains only anti-B clumping proteins?
People with blood type O can safely receive blood transfusions from people with blood type _____
A person who receives the wrong type of blood during a blood ______________ may die
trap disease-causing bacteria
The function of the lymph nodes is to _________________
Lymph node may_____________ when they are helping the body fight an infection
Fluid that has leaked out of capillaries is returned to the blood by the _________________system
tissue fluid that has entered lymphatic vessels is known as ________________