USABO Studying ~ Heart Circulation
To study for 2/5/14
Terms in this set (11)
The left upper chamber of the heart which receives oxygen-rich blood from the lungs.
A heart valve that controls the flow of blood from the left atrium to the left ventricle.
The left lower chamber of the heart, distributes oxygen-rich blood through the aorta to circulate throughout the body.
A large artery through which oxygen-rich blood passes from the left ventricle for its distribution throughout the body.
Superior Vena Cava
Oxygen-poor blood enters the right atrium through this large vein. UPPER OF TWO.
Inferior Vena Cava
Oxygen-poor blood enters the right atrium through this large vein. LOWER OF TWO.
The right upper chamber of the heart which receives oxygen-poor blood that has been circulated throughout the body.
A heart valve that controls the flow of blood from the right atrium into the right ventricle.
The right, lower chamber of the heart, distributes oxygen-poor blood to the lungs to get rid of carbon dioxide and acquire more oxygen.
The heart valve that controls the flow of blood from the heart through the pulmonary arteries.
The arteries that transport blood from the heart's right ventricle to the lungs.