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What is the cell membrane's job?
It protects the cell and allows food, water and oxygen to pass into the cell.
A chamber in the bottom of the heart is called a...
ventricle.
What does the right atrium do?
It receives blood from the body and sends it to the right ventricle.
What does the right ventricle do?
It receives blood from the right atrium and sends it the the lungs.
What does the left atrium do?
It receives blood from the lungs and sends it to the left ventricle.
What does the left ventricle do?q
It receives blood from the left atrium and sends it to all parts of the body.
What does the left ventricle do?q
It receives blood from the left atrium and sends it to all parts of the body.
Inhale means to...
breathe in.
Exhale means to...
breathe out.
Respiration takes place is the lungs. What is respiration?
Respiration is the exchange of oxygen for carbon dioxide.
What does the left ventricle do?q
It receives blood from the left atrium and sends it to all parts of the body.
What does the right ventricle do?
It receives blood from the right atrium and sends it the the lungs.
What does the right atrium do?
It receives blood from the body and sends it to the right ventricle.
What tube in the throat connects the mouth and the bronchial tubes?
trachea
Name three parts of the respiratory system that cleans the air we breathe.
nose hairs
mucous
cilia
The heart is a pump. What does it do?
It moves blood through the body.
A chamber in the top of the heart is called an...
atrium.
What liquid carries oxygen to every part of the body?
blood
Define "tissue"
A group of cells that are alike and do the same job in the body.
What does the circulatory system move through the body?
blood
The heart, blood, and blood vessels form a body...
system.
An organ is made up of various...
tissues.
What substance rides on red blood cells and carries oxygen?
hemoglobin
What waste gas is produced by body cells as they work?
carbon dioxide
Hemoglobin can be called an oxygen...
carrier
Tiny particles that help blood clot are called...
platelets.
Name the 3 main parts of a body cell.
nucleus
cytoplasm
membrane
What does the cytoplasm do?
It performs the work of the cell.
What is the job of the nucleus?
It controls the cell.