Science Quiz / HCHS Heart Anatomy

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InfoPart of Heart
Erythrocytes/most common type of blood cell and the vertebrate organism's principal means of delivering oxygen (O2) to the body tissues
Top right chamber of the heart/receives oxygen-poor blood from body/pumps into right ventricle
Vessels that deliver oxygen-rich blood to the heart muscle
Carries deoxygenated blood from the heart to the lungs
Large blood vessels that receive oxygenated blood from the lungs and drain into the left atrium of the heart
Leukocytes or leucocytes/cells of immune system involved in protecting body against infectious disease & foreign invaders/derived from hematopoietic stem cell in bone marrow
Condition caused by cholesterol deposits which block arteries & lead to heart attacks
Iron-containing oxygen-transport metalloprotein in the red blood cells of all vertebrates (except fish family Channichthyidae)/makes up 96% of red blood cell dry content/35% total
Part of the aorta that includes the first two curvatues up, over, and back down the heart
Vein that carries deoxygenated blood from the lower half of the body into the right atrium of the heart
Cofactor consisting of an Fe2+ (ferrous) ion contained in the center of a porphyrin ring/red pigment found in blood/component of hemoglobin
Allows flow from left atrium into left ventricle/contains two cusps/resembles a bishop's mitre
Vein that carries deoxygenated blood from the upper half of the body to the heart's right atrium
InfoPart of Heart
Bottom right chamber of the heart/pumps oxygen-poor blood to lungs
Main artery in the human body, originating from the left ventricle of the heart
Group of related proteins that are essential for the formation of blood clots
Top left chamber of the heart/receives oxygen-rich blood from lungs
Lodging of an unattached mass inside a blood vessel/may be blood clot, fat globule, gas bubble, or foreign material
Vessels that remove the deoxygenated blood from the heart muscle
Bottom left chamber of the heart/pumps oxygen rich blood to body
Pacemaker of the heart and is responsible for the initiation of the heartbeat
Stops backflow of blood from right ventricle into right atrium/has three flaps
Formation of a blood clot inside a blood vessel (veins or arteries) that obstructs blood flow
Allows blood to flow from right ventricle into the pulmonary artery
Allows blood to flow from left ventricle into the aorta/has three cusps
Thrombocytes/fragments of cytoplasm that stop bleeding by clumping and clogging blood vessel injuries

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