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Science Chapter 2

Blood and Heart

What is the healthy resting heart rate for a 10 year old ? 90 beats per minute
Name the four chambers of the heart two atria & two ventricles
What prevents blood from flowing in more than one direction in the heart? valves
Which are the blood vessels that carry blood back to the heart? veins
What are the blood vessels called that connect the artery and vein system? capillaries
What does not contribute to high blood pressure? too little salt in the diet
What makes a person at risk for a heart attack? coronary heart disease
Which is not true of red blood cells? They fight infection
What kind of cell is involved in clotting blood? platelets
Which procedure is used when the coronary artery is completely blocked? bypass surgery
What was first implanted in 1999 that offered a temporary solution to heart problems? battery-powered artificial heart
What is the process called in which one person's blood is donated to another person? blood transfusion
What amazing thing happened to the dried blood of St. Januarius? At different times throughout the year, his blood becomes liquid.
What is anemia? Red blood cells do not provide enough oxygen for the person to be healthy
What is hemophilia? A person's blood does not clot properly.
What is leukemia? Cancer of the blood
Created by: Teach100
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