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QUESTIONS

1.- Indicate the correct answer.

The heart is divided internally into four CAVITIES

a)2 superior: atrium Right and Left and 2 inferior: ventricle Right and Left

b) 2 superior: ventricle Right and Left and 2 inferior: atrium Right and Left and

c) 3 superior: Ventricle right, medium and left and 1 inferior: atrium right

d) 2 superior atrium right and 3 inferior ventricle right, medium and left

2. - Complete:
Blood vessels form a system of "pipes " through them blood circulates

a) string

b) grip

c) pipes

d) linkage

3.- Write TRUE OR FALSE


The arteries carry oxygenated and nutrient rich blood (TRUE)

4. - Indicate the correct answer

BLOOD FLOW IN THE HEART


a) The heart pumps oxygen poor blood to the brain

b) The heart pumps deoxygenated blood to the brain and extremities

c) The heart pumps oxygenated blood to the brain and extremities


d) The heart pumps oxygen-poor blood to the extremities

5. - Indicate the correct answer

BLOOD FLOW IN THE HEART


a) The heart carries oxygen poor blood from the extremities to the brain

b) The heart carries oxygen-poor blood from the brain and extremities to the lungs

c) The heart carries oxygen poor blood from the brain to the extremities

d) The heart pumps oxygen poor blood to the extremities


VOCABULARY
Atria:
Cavity upper or anterior part heart mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians where
it enters the blood carrying veins.

Ventricle:
Each of the two chambers of the heart that receive blood from the atria and by
contraction of its muscular walls, send it to the arteries.

Aorta:
It is the main artery of the human body, which in adult individuals is 2.5 cm in
diameter.

Capillaries:
Blood vessels very small diameter and thin walls that communicate the small
arteries (arterioles) with veins, allowing nutrients and oxygen to pass to tissues and
collecting waste products.

Veins:
Is a conduit or vessel which is responsible for carrying blood from the capillaries to
the heart.

Artery:
Is each of the vessels that carry oxygenated blood (except pulmonary arteries)
from the heart to other parts of the body.

Heart:
Muscular organ of vertebrates and some invertebrates that pushes blood to the
whole body through the circulatory system.

Blood:
Is a connective tissue fluid, flowing through capillaries, veins and arteries of all
vertebrates. Its characteristic red color is due to the presence of pigment
hemoglobinico content in red blood cells.