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Why do blood vessels run throughout the bones
to supply bone cells with food, oxygen and calcium
What muscle is found on the anterior humerus
bicep
What vertebrae are the ribs connected to
thoracic
Where are the lower extremities connected to the axial skeleton
sacrum
Which division of the skeleton makes up the body's central axis
axial
How many muscles form the quadraceps
4
Name the quadriceps
rectus femoris
vastus lateralis
vastus intermedius
vastus medialis
Which artery caries oxygen-poor blood to the lungs
Pulmonary artery
Which vein carries oxygen-poor blood from the lungs
pulmonary vein
What is the general pathway of blood in the body
heart>lungs>heart>body cells
What are the flaps of tissue that controls the movement of blood in veins and prevents backwash called?
valves
The heart chamber that pumps blood to all parts of the body is called
left ventricle
Why are arteries not able to pick up and deliver substances such as oxygen
blood moves too fast, wals are multi-layered
Explain what determines your type blood
proteins that coat RBC's
Alveoli are surrounded by..
capillaries
Blood vessels that carry oxygen-rich blood away fromt he heart
arteries
Which blood vessels carry oxygen-poor blood back to the heart
veins
What type of forces does a standoff in an arm-wrestling match best describe
balanced forces
The force required for an object to accelearte is largely due to an objects...
mass
What are the two determining factors in calculating the momentum of an object
mass and velocity
forces are necessary to
move
stop
change an objects direction
The greater the mass of an object
the greater the inertuia
the greater the momentum