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How many chambers are in the human heart?
4
what is cardio?
heart
what is vascular?
blood vessels
what are the four functions of the blood?
carry oxygen, waste, nutrients and fight infection
Where is the heart located?
behind the sternum
What type of muscle makes up the heart?
cardiac
How big is your heart?
fist
Coronary Circulation
the flow of blood through the heart
How many chambers are in the amphibian heart?
3
What are the upper chambers of the heart called?
atrium
_____carry blood to the heart
veins
______carry blood away from the heart
arteries
Pulmonary circulation
moves blood to the lungs
Veins and arteries are called _____
capillaries
What are the four parts of blood and what do they do?
plasma-liquid nutrients
platelets-use fibrin to clot blood
WBC- fight infection
RBC- transport oxygen using hemoglobin
What are the four types of blood?
A,B,AB,O
Systemic circulation
moves blood through the body
What are the lower chambers of the heart called?
ventricle