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RMA 5-10

Units 5 thru 10 RMA review

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Blood is a type of what tissue? Connective tissue
The cellular components of blood are: Leukocytes, erythrocytes, and platelets.
The cellular components of blood are manufactured where? Bone Marrow
What is the main function of erythrocytes? To transport oxygen from the lungs to the tissues and to carry carbon dioxide from the tissues to the lungs for expiration.
What is the main function of leukocytes? To protect the body from infection.
What is the main function of platelets? Coagulation
What are the three major types of blood vessels? Capillaries, Veins, and arteries.
What is the function of Capillaries? Exchanges oxygen, nutrients, and carbon dioxide with the tissues.
What is the function of veins? To carry blood back to the heart.
What is the function of arteries? To carry oxygenated blood away from the heart.
Where is the heart located? In the mediastinum 2/3 to the left and 1/3 to the right of sternum.
What divides the heart into it's four chambers? septum
When blood leaves the right atrium to the right ventricle, what valve does it pass through? Tricuspid valve.
When blood leaves the right ventricle to the pulmonary artery, what valve does it pass through? Pulmonary semilunar valve.
When blood passes through the left atrium to the left ventricle, what valve does it pass through? Bicuspid (Mitral) valve.
When blood passes from the left ventricle to the aorta, what valve does it pass through? Aortic semilunar valve.
What are the three layers of the heart? Epicardium, myocardium, endocardium.
What blood vessel provides oxygen and nutrients to the heart? The coronary arteries.
What is considered the working part of the heart? The myocardium.
What is the two layered sac with lubricated space covering the heart? Pericardium.
What are the organs of the upper respiratory system? Nose, pharynx, larynx, upper trachea
What are the organs of the lower respiratory system? Lower trachea, bronchi, lungs
What in the upper respiratory system traps bacteria and foreign particles harmful to the body? Nasal hairs and cilia.
What cells are "the sense of smell" olfactory receptor cells.
What are hollow areas within a bone lined with mucous membrane? Sinuses.
What is the function of sinuses? To produce mucous, lighten the skull, and provide for different quality of sounds in speech.
What is the function of the epiglottis? To direct food to the esophagus, and air past the larynx to the trachea.
After bronchi, what is the next lower branch in the respiratory system? After that? Bronchioles. Then alveoli.
What surrounds the alveoli that absorbs oxygen and releases wastes? Capillaries.
What is the serous membrane that keeps the lungs moist, aids in the mechanics of breathing, separates and covers the lungs? Pleura
What are the three divisions of the pharynx? Oropharynx, Nasoharynx, laryngopharynx.
What are the four paranasal sinuses? Maxillary, frontal, sphenoidal, ethmoidal.
The larynx is commonly known as the voice box. What is commonly known as the vocal cords. Glottis.
What is the wall of cartilage that divides the nasal cavity? Septum.
What are the organs of the GI tract? Oral cavity, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines.
What are the accessory organs of the GI tract? Liver, gallbladder, pancreas.