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Lung
Location:
System: respiratory
Function:
-absorbs oxygen and passes it to red blood cells through capillaries in the alveoli
-releases unneeded gases
-5 lobes:
-right: superior, middle, inferior
-left: superior, inferior
Auricle
Location:
System: circulatory
Function: external covering of the atrium
Larynx
Location:
System: respiratory
Function: structure in throat that contains vocal chords + prevents food from entering lungs during swallowing
Ventricle Right
Location:
System: circulatory
Function: thick walled lower chamber of heart that pumps deoxygenated blood through the pulmonary valve to the pulmonary artery
Ventricle Left
Location:
System: circulatory
Function: thick walled lower chamber of the ht that pumps oxygenated blood through the aortic calve to the aorta
Diaphragm
Location:
System: respiratory
Function: contracts during breathing, pulling bottom of the chest cavity down to expand volume of chest cavity
Thyroid Gland
Location:
System: endocrine
Function:
-secretes hormone thyroxine, which regulates metabolism
-secretes calcitonin, which regulates the level of calcium in blood
Trachea
Location:
System: respiratory
Function: windpipe/tube through which air moves in or out of the lungs
Pericardium
Location:
System: circulatory
Function: a sac that surrounds the heart to protect it and hold it in place
Heart
Location:
System: circulatory
Function: pumps blood throughout the body
Atrium Right
Location:
System: circulatory
Function: receives deoxygenated blood from vena cavas & passes it on through tricuspid valve to the right ventricle
Atrium Left
Location:
System: circulatory
Function: receives oxygenated blood from pulmonary vein & passes it on through bicuspid valve to left ventricle
Thymus Glands
Location: in mediastinum, behind sternum, between lungs
System: lymphatic
Function:
-produces & stores T-cells
-produces thymic hormone that stimulates lymphocyte production
Pancreatic Duct
Location:
System:
Function: + attaches to the pancreas and sphincter of oddi, moves pancreatic juices
Sphincter of Oddi
Location:
System: digestive
Function: allows bile from common bile duct to enter small intestine
Hepatic Duct
Location:
System: digestive
Function: allows bile to pass transfer liver to common bile duct
Cystic Duct
Location:
System: digestive
Function: allows bile to transfer from gall bladder to common bile duct
Common Bile Duct
Location:
System: digestive
Function: combines the hepatic duct and the cystic duct to transport bile to the sphincter of oddi