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Circulatory Study Guide
Terms in this set (17)
Hollow muscular organ that pumps blood throughout the body, and pushes the blood through the blood vessels.
Separates heart into left and right side...
Upper chambers that receive blood.
Lower chambers that receive blood.
Separate the atria from the ventricles -flaps of tissue that prevent blood from flowing backwards.
Vessels that carry blood away from the heart.
Tiny vessels where substances are exchanged between the blood and the body walls.
Carry blood toward the heart.
Arteries carrying blood becomes blocked.
Arteries carrying blood to brain becomes blocked brain cells die.
Red Blood Cells
Take up oxygen in the lungs and deliver it.
White Blood Cells
Fight disease and are larger than R.B.C.
Liquid part of blood, carries nutrients, yellow color, 3 groups.
Forms blood clots, produces fibrin.
Oxygen poor blood goes from the right atrium into right ventricle, right ventricle pumps oxygen poor blood into the pulmonary artery, away from heart to the lungs.
Left atrium fills with blood and pumps the blood into the left ventricle, Left ventricle pushed blood into the largest artery in known as the body.
Blood Flow Through the Body
Right Ventricle, pulmonary artery, lungs, pulmonary vein, left atrium, left ventricle, aorta, arteries, capillaries, veins right atrium.