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What is a red blood cells function?
transport oxygen
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what is a white blood cells function?
protection
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what is a platelets function?
Blood clotting
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what is plasmas function?
transport materials
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Name the four chambers of the heart
right atrium, right ventricle, left atrium, left ventricle
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why does the left ventricle have more muscle than the right?
It has more oxygen in it. it also has more muscle because it has to do more than the right. It has to pump blood around the body.
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What is the function of a valve and a tendon?
valve - regulates the flow of blood through the heart. Tendon - They hold the valves in place and stops them from turning inside out
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the meaning of the term 'double circulation'
A type of blood circulation system in which the blood flows through the heart twice. In this type of circulation, the pulmonary circulation is separate from the systemic circulation.
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The structure and function of arteries
Arteries carry blood away from the heart to the rest of the body. Arteries have thick walls and a narrow space inside called the lumen.
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The structure and function of veins
Veins carry the blood back to the heart. They have thin elastic walls and valves to stop the low pressure blood from flowing backwards
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The structure and function of capillaries
tiny blood vessels that are close to the body’s cells.
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How do you measure your pulse rate?
find your pulse. gently press two fingers (not your thumb) against the neck or the wrist.
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what causes a heart attack?
Heart disease is not usually caused by microorganisms - it is usually caused by: genetic factors, which show as a family history of heart disease lifestyle factors. Heart disease is more common in the UK than in non-industrialised countries, and many
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How can a heart attack be treated?
stop smoking. exercise. stop drinking alcohol. healthy diet. stop using drugs.
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How can you prevent having a heart attack?
One step you can take is to adopt a heart healthy lifestyle. A heart healthy lifestyle should be part of a lifelong approach to healthy living. For example, if you smoke, try to quit. Smoking can raise your risk for CHD and heart attack and worsen o
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