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Can you name the information about the cardio-respiratory system?

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Which type of blood vessel carries oxygen-rich blood away from the heart?
Which is the most muscular chamber of the heart?
What is the common name for ERYTHROCYTES?
What is the name of the large vein that carries de-oxygenated blood from the lower half of the body into the right atrium of the heart?
What is the name of a yellowish liquid in the blood?
Do arteries have high or low pressure?
What allows more space for haemoglobin to be packed into a red blood cell?
What is the scientific name for white blood cells?
Which cell is flexible and elastic so it can squeeze through the capillaries?
What do the atria-ventricular and semilunar valves do to create the LUBB DUBB sounds in the heart?
Which part of the cardio-respiratory system has a small diameter which helps with diffusion of nutrients and gasses?
What is the function of blood platelets
Which blood vessels has the largest reservoir of blood?
Which cell contains haemoglobin?
Which respiratory tissues are adapted to gas exchange by being thin, moist and having a large surface area?
What is the name of the tube that branches from the trachea and enters the lungs?
What is the name of the artery that supplies the head and neck with oxygenated blood?
What does a pacemaker use to cause the heart muscles to contract?
Which molecule in the body binds reversibly to oxygen?
Which valve closes and makes the LUBB sound in the heart?
What is the name of the NORMAL breathing cycle?
What is the name for the cells that prevent you don’t bleed too much when you get cut?
What kind of cell has no nucleus?
What is the name of the flap which prevents food from going down the trachea?
Which blood vessel has a high concentration of oxygen, a low concentration of carbon dioxide and a high hydrostatic pressure?
Which system does the left hand side of the heart supply blood to?
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What creates a one way path in systemic veins?
Which valves make the LUBB DUBB sounds in the heart?
Where does the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide take place?
Does a pacemaker cause the heart muscles to contract or relax?
What is the name of the blood vessel that that brings deoxygenated blood from the head back to the heart via the superior vena cava?
What is the name of the blood vessel that has a large diameter, is short, and carries deoxygenated blood from the upper half of the body to the heart's right atrium.
What is the name of the maximum amount of air that can be inhaled after a normal inspiration?
Does the diaphragm go up or down during inhalation?
Which cell contains haemoglobin?
Does the aorta or the pulmonary arteries carry the OXYGENATED blood?
Do veins or arteries have valves made of tissue?
What kind of cell carries oxygen from the lungs to the cells of your body?
What do the red blood cells in the capillary pass through the wall of the surrounding cells?
Which blood vessel has the highest pressure?
Which system does the right hand side of the heart supply blood to?
During inhalation what kind of pressure is created?
Which is the most muscular type of blood vessel?
Do veins carry blood to the heart or away from the heart?
What adaptations make alveoli good at gas exchange?
What is the name of the lymphatic, lumpy sponges of tissue at the back of the nose?
What cell is shaped like a disk to increase the surface area?
Which kind of veins have valves to prevent backing up or pooling?
What does the artery pass to the capillary?
What is normal blood pressure in “mm Hg”?
What is do the blood platelets form?
What keeps blood going in one direction to the heart in a vein?
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Does the diaphragm go up or down during exhalation?
What is the high pressure component of the heart cycle where blood is expelled from the heart chambers?
Which part of the cardio-respiratory system is very thin allowing for the diffusion of nutrients and gasses?
What is the scientific name for RED BLOOD CELLS?
Do veins have high or low pressure?
Does the volume in the lungs increase or decrease during EXHALATION?
Which cells protect the body against invading micro-organisms?
What is the name of the air sacs where gas exchange occurs in the lungs?
What squeezes some of the veins to keep the blood moving?
What is the name for the tubes that branch from the bronchi in the lung?
Which blood vessels are thin and stretchy?
What is the common name for LEUKOCYTES
What is the relaxation stage of the cardiac cycle that allows blood to flow into the heart chambers?
What the name of the maximum amount of air a person can expel from the lungs after a maximum inspiration?
Which valve closes and makes the DUBB sound in the heart?
What is the scientific name for WHITE BLOOD CELLS
Which part of the cardio-respiratory system is well adapted for diffusion of gases and nutrients?
Which part of the body produces white blood cells?
What medical device generates electrical signals to stimulate the heart to contract?
What is the name of the area at the back of the throat, where the digestive and respiratory pathways meet?
What does one type of blood cell do to fight infection?
Do arteries carry blood to the heart or away from the heart?
Do veins, arteries or capillaries have the greatest overall surface area?
What is the name given to the volume of ari that can be exhaled after tidal volume?
Does the volume in the lungs increase or decrease during INHALATION?
Does the aorta or the pulmonary arteries carry the DEOXYGENATED blood?

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