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Cardiac Blood Flow

Order of structures blood passes by while flowing through CardioPulmonar circuit

Blood in the ________ atrium left
passes through the _________ valve Mitral
to the _________ ventricle. left
It is then pumped through the _______ valve Aortic
to the _________, the largest artery in the body. Aorta
From there, the blood is transported to smaller and smaller arteries, with the smallest of these called__________. Arterials
From there, blood passes into the __________, where gas exchange can take place. Capillaries
The blood then enters the _________, which lead to larger and larger veins. Venules
The large vein that returns blood to the heart is the ____________. Vena Cava
This structure returns blood to the right ________. Atrium
The blood then travels through the ________ valve, Tricuspid
passing into the right _________. Ventricle
It is then pumped from this structure through the ______ ________, Pulmonary Valve
where the blood enters the _______ _______. Pulmonary Arteries
These are the only vessels of this type to carry __________ blood away from the heart, Deoxygenated
and on to the lungs. From there, the blood returns to the heart via the ______ ______, Pulmonary Veins
which lead to the ______ _______ , completing the cardio-pulmonary ciruit. The End! Left Atrium
Created by: crbecker