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3 tasks that bones perform
protect, support, form blood cells
Which organ has two sets of capillary beds?
Kidneys
Which organ allows free mixing of oxygenated and deoxygenated blood without sinusoids?
Liver
The ovum is released on appoximately what day of cycle?
14th
Region of the brain that detects changes in blood chemistry
Hypothalamus
System that relies on the heart as it's pump
Arterial System
Venous and lymphatic flow is primarily accomplished via
Muscle Contraction
System responsible for removing excess fluids and preventing edema
Lymphatic
Fertilization occurs in the
Fallopian tube
Causes a decrease in blood sugar levels
Glucagon
All endocrine glands
Pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, ovaries, testes, pancreas
Hormone that detects pregnancy
BhCG
The "master" endocrine gland
Pituitary
The ventral cavity is composed of the:
addominopelvic, peritoneal, thoracic, and retroperitoneal
The peritoneal cavity is:
The front area of the abdominopelvic cavity within the peritoneal lining
What does the circulatory system do?
Provides blood, oxygen, and nutrients throughout the body and removes toxins
The circulatory system is composed of (in order)
artery-arteriole-capillarie-venule-vein
Arteries withstand higher pressures than veins so..
their muscular layers are thicker
What carries oxygenated blood?
arteries
What transports deoxygenated blood?
veins
Blood enters the liver via the
Hepatic artery
This orgran controls blood pressure and homeostasis
Kidney
This system relies on the calf muscles as its pump
The venous system