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The four chambers of the heart are:
rt. Ventricle, rt. Atrium, lt. ventricle and lt. atrium
The pumping cycle of the heart is called________________ and the resting stage is called________.
systole, diasystole
Blood is carried to the lungs through the ______________ artery.
pulmonary
In the lungs the blood makes a trade of ________________ for oxygen
carbon dioxide
The ________________ pulse is found in the wrist.
arterial
The primary task of the heart is pumping nutrients and __________ to all the tissues and carrying away waste products and ______________.
carbon dioxide
The test called ______________ records the waves correlated with atrial and ventricular contractions.
Electrocardiograph
_________ and _________ causes plaque in the arteries.
Fat and cholesterol
____________ causes new blood pathways to develop.
Exercise
None
Stress and worry aggravates the heart and ___________ the rate at which it works.
increases
The lymph-vascular system consists of
lymph vessels, lymph nodes and lymph tissue
The lymphatic organs are
spleen, thymus
The lymphatic system is an auxiliary to our _______ system.
venous
What does the lymphatic system use for its pumping mechanism?
muscles, exercise
The ___________ gland controls the T-cells.
thymus
The ______acts as a filter for the blood and also makes antibodies.
spleen,
The lymph vessels have what to prevent the back-flow of lymph?
cup shaped valves
_______ are also aggregates of lymph nodules located in the walls of the pharynx and root of the tongue.
tonsils
______________ are also lymph glands and are located at the back of the nose.
adenoids
Cancer of the lymphatics is called _______________>
leukemia
Cancer cells are often transported from a primary tumor to other regions of the body via _________.
lymphatics