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6. What role does your brain play in circulation of blood through your body?

It signals the heart to beat 68. WKST The Body Transport System

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13. When blood flows into the right atrium from the body what does it contain?

Little oxygen and and a lot of carbon dioxide pg.73 exterior heart

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15. When blood flows into the left atrium from the body what does it contain?

A lot of oxygen and a little of carbon dioxide pg.73 exterior heart

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25. In which blood vessels are materials exchanged between the blood and the body’s cells?

Capillaries 68. WKST The Body Transport System

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Blood is pumped through blood vessels by the action of the organ known as the what?

Heart pg.73 exterior heart

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46. Blood that contains large amounts of carbon dioxide flows from the body into the what type of atrium of the heart?

Right pg.73 exterior heart

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52. The group of cells called the what regulates the rate at which the heart beats?

Pacemaker 68. WKST The Body Transport System

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54. Cardiovascular earth can be maintained by strengthening the heart muscle through regular what?

Exercise 68. WKST The Body Transport System

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60. What are the blood vessels that lead into the left atrium and is it deoxygenated or oxygenated?

There pulmonary veins and they are oxygenated pg.73 exterior heart

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63. What separates the left atrium from the left ventricle and what is its function?

Valve and it prevents blood from flowing backward 68. WKST The Body Transport System

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49. Blood that is rich in oxygen leaves the heart through the blood vessel known as the what?

Aorta 68. WKST The Body Transport System

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59. #11. What is located above the pulmonary veins and is this deoxygenated or oxygenated?

Left pulmonary artery and deoxygenated lungs pg.73 exterior heart

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59. #13 and #12 This is located below the pulmonary arteries and is it deoxygenated or oxygenated?

Right and left pulmonary vein, deoxygenated pg.73 exterior heart

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59. #9 What is the biggest artery at the top of the heart and is it deoxygenated or oxygenated?

The aorta, oxygenated Body pg.73 exterior heart

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65. What would happen if there was a hole in the septum?

Oxygenated poor blood would mix with oxygenated rich blood 68. WKST The Body Transport System