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Flashcards in Cardio Respiratory system Deck (13):
1

What is the vena cava?

The hearts main vein bringing deoxygenated blood to the heart

2

What's the right atrium?

Receives deoxygenated blood from vena cava

3

What's the triscupid valve?

To prevent blood backflow

4

What's the right ventricle?

- To receive deoxygenated blood from the right atrium

5

What's the the semi lunar valve?

- To prevent backflow
- Transfer deoxygenated blood from the right ventricle to lungs

6

What's the pulmonary artery?

- Hearts main artery
- Oxygenated blood from left ventricle to body

7

What's the pulmonary vein?

Carries oxygenated blood from the lungs to left atrium

9

What's the septum?

- Muscular wall
- Prevents oxygenated and deoxygenated blood from mixing

10

What happens if oxygenated and deoxygenated blood mixes?

Reduces blood concentration of oxygen

11

What's the aorta?

- Main vein
- Receives deoxygenated blood and gives it to right atrium

12

What's the left atrium?

- Upper chamber
- Receives oxygenated blood from pulmonary veins

13

What's the biscupid valve?

Prevents backflow of blood from pulmonary vein to left ventricle

14

What's the left ventricle?

- Lower chamber
- Receives oxygenated blood from left atrium