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MC - Cardiovascular

Multicellular Organisms - Cardiovascular and blood

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What does the blood contain? plasma, red blood cells and white blood cells.
What are the main substances that the blood transports? oxygen, carbon dioxide & nutrients
What is the function of white blood cells? To destroy pathogens
Which white blood cell engulfs pathogens through phagocytosis? Phagocytes
What is the function of lymphocytes? produce specific antibodies which destroy pathogens
Why are antibodies specific? They only bind to a particular pathogen
Which blood vessels carries blood into the heart? Vein
Which blood vessels carries blood into the heart? Artery
Which blood vessel is the site of gas exchange? Capillaries
Describe the structure of arteries Thick wall, thick muscular layer, narrow channel
Describe the structure of veins thin wall, thin muscular layer, wide channel, valves
Describe the structure of capillaries? Thin wall (1 cell), highly branched forming networks, large surface area
Which side of the heart contains oxygenated blood? Left
Which side of the heart contains deoxygenated blood? Right
What are the two receiving chambers called? Atria (atrium)
What are the two pumping chambers called? Ventricles
What is the function of the left side of the heart? Pumps blood to the body
What is the function of the right side of the heart? Pumps blood to the lungs to be oxygenated
Which blood vessel takes blood into the heart from the body? Vena Cava
Which blood vessel takes blood into the heart from the lungs? Pulmonary vein
Which blood vessel takes blood away from the heart to the body? Aorta
Which blood vessel takes blood away from the heart to the lungs? Pulmonary artery
What is the function of the coronary artery? Provides heart with nutrients and oxygen
What happens when the coronary artery becomes blocked? Oxygen cannot get to the heart causing a heart attack
Which blood vessel carries blood under high pressure? Arteries
What is the function of valves? prevent the backflow of blood
Which blood vessel carries blood under low pressure? Veins
How many valves are within the heart? Four
Created by: StNiniansHS