Flashcards in Organs Deck (32):
Pathway from the nose and mouth to the lungs.
Transports food from the mouth to the stomach
Protect the thoracic cavity
Expand the rib cage
Produces bile and hormones
Stores and digests food
Stores and releases red blood cells into the the blood stream
Produces digestive enzymes and insulin
Most digestion and nutrient absorption occurs
Move air from the pharynx to the trachea
Absorbs water and excretes solid waste material
Filters water and waste from blood
Drains a kidney.
Supplies oxygen to fetus
Produces and stores eggs
Major vein returning blood from the lower extremities and from the abdominal area
Systemic vein above the heart.
3 flaps and releases the blood from the left ventricle to the aorta
The aortic valve
Largest and strongest chamber, receives blood from the left atrium and pumps blood to the aorta via the aortic valve
Receives blood from the right atrium via the tricuspid valve and releases the blood into the lungs to pick up oxygen via the pulmonary valve
2 bottom chambers of the heart. Pump blood out of the heart to the body and lungs
Receives oxygenated blood from the Pulmonary veins and releases it into the left ventricle via the mitral valve
Receives blood returning from the body and releases it into the right ventricle via the tricuspid valve
The 2 top chambers of the heart. ____ receive the blood that has returned to the heart from the body and lungs.
Separates oral cavity from the nasal cavity
Separates oral cavity from the nasal cavity, except without a bone
Tastes and moves food in mouth