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muscular/ skeletal/ circulatory system

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These muscles control breathing and digestion. a. smooth b. cardiac c. skeletal
smooth
These muscles never tire. a. smooth b. cardiac c. skeletal
cardiac
these muscles move bones. a. smooth b. cardiac c. skeletal
skeletal
these muscles are found only in the heart a. smooth b. cardiac c. skeletal
cardiac
these muscles control voluntary movements. a. smooth b. cardiac c. skeletal
skeletal
these muscles react slowly and tire slowly. a. smooth b. cardiac c. skeletal
smooth
these muscles react quickly and tire quickly. a. smooth b. cardiac c. skeletal
skeletal
these muscles are striated. a. smooth b. cardiac c. skeletal
skeletal
High blood pressure, or ______ is a common disorder that can be caused by clogged arteries.
hypertension
arteries may be clogged by fatty deposits on their walls, causing the condition know as _______.
atherosclerosis
the blood vessels that move blood away from the heart are called ______.
arteries
the mircoscopic blood vessels that connect arteries and veins are called _____.
capillaries
the blood vessels that carry blood toward the heart are called________.
veins
blood pressure that measures the blood being pumped by the heart into the arteries is your ___ pressure.
systolic
What is blood made of?
plasma, platelets, red blood cells, white blood cells
blood carries___and___ to all cells in the human body.
oxygen and food
Blood carries_______and_____ away from cells in the human body.
waste and carbon dioxide
_______ blood cells fight infections such as bacteria and viruses within the body.
white
the liquid part of the blood that is made mostly of water is called_____.
plasma
the odd-shaped cell fragments that help clot blood are called_______.
platelets
Your body has about 206 of these structures______
bones
A baby's skeleton is made of mostly this material.
cartilage
these tissues attach bones to muscles.
tendons
these structures are found where bones come close together
joints
these tissues connect bones to bones
ligaments
pressure when the ventricles of the heart contract and push blood into arteries.
systolic pressure
pressure when the ventricles relax and blood in the arteries is not being pushed.
diastolic pressure