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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
Stress and worry aggravates the heart and ___________ the rate at which it works.
increases