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Circulatory Quiz

Re: circulatory

carry blood away from the heart arteries
What structures are part of the circulatory system? heart, blood vessels, blood
What is the function of the circulatory system? To transport nutrients, hormones, metabolic waste and gases throughout the body.
What are the name of the vessels that carry blood TOWARD the heart? Veins
What are the name of the upper heart chambers that receive blood? Atriums; right and left
What are the name of the lower chambers of the heart that pump blood away from the heart? Ventricles; right and left
what type of vessels are attached to the atriums, AND what type of vessels are attached to the ventricles? Veins are attached to the atriums Arteries are attached to the ventricles
What are the 5 kinds of blood vessels? Artery, arteriole, capillaries, venule, and vein.
Describe the progression of blood vessel types from the heart to the body tissues and back to the heart. Artery, arterioles, capillaries, venules, and veins
Compare the anatomy of the artery and vein blood vessels. Arteries have a thick smooth muscle layer. ; veins are thinner
What is the name of the largest artery and where is it found? The aorta is the largest artery in the body.
What is the name of the largest vein and where is it found? The superior and inferior vena cava
one cell layer thick, and one cell layer wide move through single-file capallaries
What is the name of the circulatory system that moves blood from the heart, to the lungs, and back to the heart? The pulmonary circuit.
Created by: fikott1



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