Circulation and Respiration

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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?