Biology paper 2- the circulatory system

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all the chemical reactions in your body are known as your ____________________
metabolism
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Veins carry blood (towards/ away from) the heart
towards
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arteries carry blood (towards/ away from) the heart
away from
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the capillaries are (thick/thin) to allow (slower/ faster) diffusion of substances into and out the (veins / capillaries)
thin, faster, capillaries
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erythrocytes are __________ (hint:found in blood)
red blood cells
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name 3 substances found in the blood
erythrocytes (red blood cells), white blood cells and platelets
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How is a red blood cell adapted to its function?
It has NO NUCLEUS so there is more space for the haemoglobin. They are a disk shape (bioconcave) for more oxygen to diffuse in and out easier.
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What causes heart attacks to occur?
Blood not flowing to muscles in a part of a heart, damaging them and stopping them pumping properly
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Blood from most of the body enters the (left/ right) (atrium/ ventricle), through the __________
right atrium, vena carva (a large vein)
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The OXYGENATED blood can be found on the (left/ right) side
left
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What is the word equation for aerobic respiration?
Glucose+oxygen---.> carbon dioxide + oxygen
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the capillaries are (thick/thin) to allow (slower/ faster) diffusion of substances into and out the (veins / capillaries)

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