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liver (and gall bladder)
main job is to filter the blood coming from the digestive tract, before passing it to the rest of the bod and detoxicates it. It's main function is to collect and concentrate the bile that the body uses to digest fats
contractions of smooth muscles that provide the force that moves food through the esophagus toward the stomach
inferior vene cava
vein collects blood from the lower portion of the body and carries it to the heart.
any of four veins that carry arterial blood from the lungs to the left atrium of the heart
The upper right chamber of the heart, where deoxygenated blood is received from the vena cava and then sent to the right ventricle.
the chamber on the right side of the heart that receives venous blood from the right atrium and pumps it into the pulmonary trunk
the chamber on the left side of the heart that receives arterial blood from the left atrium and pumps it into the aorta
permits blood to be forced into the arteries prevents backflow of blood from arteries to ventricles
smallest blood vessel; bring nutrients and oxygen to the tissues and absorbs carbon dioxide and wast produsts
a diagram showing evolution with a lines coming out of main line from a common ancestor
process by which unrelated organisms independently evolve similarities when adapting to similiar enviroments
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