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Circulatory Vocab

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helmskc's version from 2016-02-27 17:33

Section 1

Question Answer
Superior Vena CavaDeoxygenated blood from upper body to right atrium
Inferior Vena Cava Deoxygenated blood from lower body to right atrium
Tricuspid valveLocated between the right atrium and right ventricle
Pulmonary arteryCarries deoxygenated blood from right ventricle to the lungs
Pulmonary veins Carries oxygenated blood from lungs to left atrium
Bicuspid valve Located between the left atrium and left ventricle
Mitral valve Located between the left atrium and left ventricle
Aorta Delivers oxygenated blood to the body
Aortic valveLocated between the left ventricle and aorta
Pulmonary valveLocated between the right ventricle and pulmonary artery
VeinsCarry deoxygenated blood; collapse easily when not filled with blood
ArteriesCarry oxygenated blood; muscular vessel
CapillariesConnect veins and arteries; the smallest of the vessels
ArteriolesTiny arteries; contain oxygen
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Section 2