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Homeostasis & Heart Basics
A white blood cell that releases histamine which causes inflamation
Release clot digesting enzymes
Responsible for phagocytosis of large particles
Responsible for phagocytosis of small particles
Cell eating, The process by which a cell engulfs foreign substances or other cells
White blood cells which are produced in the bone marrow
Red blood cells which are produced in the bone marrow
Carries blood away from the heart; high in oxygen
Requirements for Transportation of materials in body
Fluid to carry materials - blood; tubes/body spaces to move fluid - blood vessels; mechanism to move fluid - heart
thin walled chamber of the heart
thick wall chamber of the heart
top chamber of the heart
Bottom chamber of the heart
Carry blood back to the heart
Why do we need a transportation mechanism in the human body?
Large multicellular organism and all of our cells are not in contact with the outside environment; transportation mechanism is needed to carry oxygen to the cells and wastes away from the cells.
iron containing molecule found in red blood cells that carries oxygen
process by which organisms maintain a relatively stable internal environment
Valve located on the left side of the heart between the left ventricle and left atrium
Valve located on the right side of the heart between the right ventricle and the right atrium
Internal environment remains the same even though the outside environment changes
An organism that can keep their body temperature relatively constant
An animal who's body temperature fluctuates depending on the temperature of the animals environment
A tough, protective membrane that surrounds the heart
Makes up the wall of the heart
Thick membrane that divides the heart into two halves, the right and the left side.