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15 Cards in this Set

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the hepatic portal vein carries blood
towards the liver
the largest organ of the mammalian body excluding the skin
the liver
which cardiac chamber recieves blood from the systemetic veins
right atrium
the hepatic portal system carries
blood from the intestines to the liver capillaries
the coronary arteries are branches of the
the valve that separates the left atrium and the left ventricle in the heart is
mitral valve
which vessel normally carries blood with a high level of carbon dioxide
vena cava
the term used to describe the effect which stops the lungs overinflating
the hering-bruer effect
the golden brown pigment found in cells which are connected with haemoglobin breakdown is called
where is the diaphragm located
between the thorax and the abdomen
the muscle that flexes the stifle and extends the hock is the
which muscle inserts on the olecranon
triceps brachii
which part of the myocardium is the thickest
left ventricle
heart muscle contraction is known as
the outward appearance of an animal is its