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circulation

transporation of nutrients, wastes, O2, CO2, H2O, salt

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nickname of circulatory system

pick up and delivery system

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cardiovascular system

includes heart, blood, and blood vessels

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another name for blood

medium

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function of blood vessels

passage way

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open circulatory system

organs in a pool of blood with few blood vessels

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insect scientific name

arthropods

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why are insects called arthropods

because they have jointed legs

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closed circulatory system

blood contained in blood vessels

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lymphatic system

includes lymph nodes
helps circulatory system transport
makes lymph

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lymph nodes

clear fluid

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where are lymph nodes

groin, armpit, neck

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lymphatic organs

tonsils, speeln

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what is your spleen

liver

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tonsils help keep up the _____

immune system

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what is the relationship to thymus and age

as your age goes up, thymus goes down

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thymus

biggest gland in the lymphatic system

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how much does the heart weigh

little over a pound

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how big is the heart

the size of the fist

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is a heart heavier in a female or male. Why?

male because they are bigger than females

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septum

separates right side from left side. under the sternum

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where is the septum

under the sternum

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where is your heart

middle of the chest tilted to the left

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pericardium

sack around the heart for protection

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pericarditis

infected pericardium, sac

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myocardium

heart muscle(cardiac muscle)

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how many chambers do mammals have

4

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atrias

top chambers

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ventricles

bottom chambers

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which is more muscular; atrias or ventricles

ventricles

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what are atrias

receiving chambers

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what are ventricles

pumping chambers

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valves

one way trap doors for blood

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tricuspid

right valve with 3 flaps

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bicuspid valve

(mitrial) left valve with 2 valves

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semi lunar valves

valve between aorta and left ventricle

also between pulmonary artery and right ventricle

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lub dub

sound of valves shutting

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lub swish dub

1st valve isnt closing

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lub dub swish

2nd valve not shutting

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heart murmur

leaking of blood, through valves

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how many chambers does a bird have

3