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Flashcards in An/Phys - Cardiovascular System Deck (13):
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Heart

hollow, muscular organ located in the thorax, between the lungs

2

Heart

double pump that propels oxygenated blood out into the body and oxygen-depleted blood into the lungs

3

Name the four chambers of the heart

right/left atria

right/left ventricles

4

Septum

wall separating the right and left sides of the heart

5

Atrioventricular and Semilunar Valves

valves in the heart that prevent backflow of blood between chambers

6

Name the three types of blood vessels

Arteries

Veins

Capillaries

7

Capillaries

Blood vessels where water, oxygen, nutrient exchange takes place

8

Name the two major components of the Cardiovascular System

Heart

Blood Vessels

9

hollow, muscular organ located in the thorax, between the lungs

Heart

10

double pump that propels oxygenated blood out into the body and oxygen-depleted blood into the lungs

Heart

11

wall separating the right and left sides of the heart

Septum

12

valves in the heart that prevent backflow of blood between chambers

Atrioventricular and Semilunar Valves

13

Blood vessels where water, oxygen, nutrient exchange takes place

Capillaries