Flashcards in Test- The Heart Deck (19):
2. What type of tissue in the heart pumps blood throughout the body?
Muscle tissue pg. 67
4. Through which type of circulation does blood flow to from your heart to your lungs and back?
Pulmonary pg 67
8. What is the main function of platelets
Helping your blood clot. Pg 67
9. When blood flows into the right atrium from the body, it contains
Little oxygen and a lot of carbon dioxide. Pg 74
14. The function of the atria is
To recieve blood coming into your heart pg.74
19. When the ventricles contract, blood is pumped
Out of the heart. Pg 67
20. What causes blood pressure?
The force of which the ventricles contract
21. What is the main difference between your ventricles and your atria
Your atria bring blood into the heart, while your ventricles pump it out. Pg 67
26. In which vessels are materials exchanged between the blood and the body cells?
Capillaries. Pg 67
27. Which chamber of the heart pumps oxygen poor blood into the lungs.
Right ventricle, pg 67
32. When the blood flows into the left atrium from the body, it contains
A lot of oxygen and little carbon dioxide. Pg 67
46. The blood returns to the heart from the body through big blood vessels called....
The vena cavas pg 67
50. Fluid from the blood that enters lymphatic vessels is known as ......
Lymph. Pg 67
53. The circularatory system carries the needed materials oxygen and _____________ to the body cells.
Glucose and nutrients. Pg 67
54. Blood is pumped through blood vessels by the action of the organ known as the ________.
Heart. Pg 74
55. Substances are exchanged between the blood and body cells in the blood vessels known as ____________.
Capillaries. Pg 67
57. Identify the upper left structure of the heart. Give the letter and the name of the structure into which blood flows after leaving the upper left structure.
The upper left chamber of the heart is called the left atrium, which flows down into the lower left chamber of the heart, also called the left ventricle. Pg 74
59. Describe the septum’s location. What would happen to a person who had a hole in this structure?
The septum is between your right and left ventricles. If a person had a hole in this, they would have oxygen poor blood mixing with oxygen rich blood. As a result, less oxygen would go to body cells. Pg 67