The Heart

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Which blood vessel carries blood from the body back to the heart?
Vena cava
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Which blood vessel caries blood to the lungs?
Pulmonary artery
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Which blood vessel caries blood from the lungs to the heart?
Pulmonary vein
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Which blood vessel caries blood from the heart to the body
Aorta
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Why is the left ventricle thicker than the right?
Gives blood more force to push it at greater distance over the body
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Which direction does an artery carry blood?
Away from the heart
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Which direction does a vein carry blood?
In the heart
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What stops blood from flowing backwards into the heart?
Valves
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Which side of the heart pumps blood to the body?
Left
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Which side of the heart pumps blood to the lungs?
Right
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Which ventricle produces the highest pressure blood? And why?
Left ventricle because it needs to pump it to the body
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An artery that carries de-oxygenated blood is?
Pulmonary artery
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A ven that carries oxygenated blood is?
Pulmonary vein
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Which blood vessel takes glucose and oxygen to the cardiac muscle tissue?
Coronary Artery
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What chamber of the heart does blood from the lungs flow into?
Left atrium
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What chamber of the heart does blood from the body flow into?
Right atrium
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What side of the heart carries oxygenated blood?
Left
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What side of the heart carries de-oxygenated blood?
Right
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What do lung capillaries pick up and release?
Oxygen is picked up, CO2 is released
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What do other body capillaries pick up and release?
CO2 is picked up, Oxygen is released
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Which blood vessel caries blood to the lungs?

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Pulmonary artery

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Which blood vessel caries blood from the lungs to the heart?

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Which blood vessel caries blood from the heart to the body

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Why is the left ventricle thicker than the right?

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