Circulatory System
Blood & Lymphatic System
Respiratory System
Blood vessels & Smoking
Miscellaneous

100

What are the 3 components of the circulatory system?
What is the heart, blood vessels, and blood.

100

What are the 3 components of the cellular portion of blood?
What are red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets.

100

What prevents food from entering your trachea?
What is the epiglottis.

100

What are the 3 types of blood vessels?
What are arteries, veins, and capillaries.

100

The 2 components of blood that make clotting possible.
What are plasma proteins, and platelets.

200

Name the thick layer of muscle in the walls of the heart.
What is the myocardium.

200

Blood is 90% water and 10% this...
What is dissolved gases, salts, nutrients, enzymes, hormones, waste products, and plasma proteins.

200

Tiny projections that sweep trapped particles and mucus away from the lungs.
What is cilia.

200

The smallest blood vessels found in the body.
What are capillaries.

200

What type of pressure involves the force of blood when the ventricles relax?
What is diastolic pressure.

300

Which circulation pathway involves blood moving from the heart to the lungs?
What is pulmonary circulation.

300

Type of protein that helps fight viral and bacterial infections.
What is globulin.

300

Structure at the top of the trachea that contains the vocal cords.
What is the larynx.

300

What term is given to the flaps of connective tissue that prevent blood from flowing backward in the heart.
What are valves.

300

Tiny air sacs where gas exchange occurs.
What is alveoli.

400

What happens to blood when it reaches the lungs?
What is carbon dioxide leaves the blood, and oxygen is absorbed.

400

What is hemoglobin?
What is an iron-containing protein that binds to oxygen in the lungs and transports it to tissues throughout the body.

400

The passageway between the pharynx and bronchi.
What is the trachea.

400

What are the 3 respiratory diseases caused by smoking?
What is chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and lung cancer.

400

A condition in which fatty deposits build up on the walls of the arteries is called.....
What is atherosclerosis.

500

Each heart contraction begins in a small group of cardiac muscles called....
What is sinoatrial, or SA node.

500

What is the function of the lymph nodes?
What is to act as filters, trap bacteria and other microorganisms that cause disease.

500

The large, flat muscle at the bottom of the chest cavity.
What is the diaphragm.

500

Why is carbon monoxide dangerous?
What is it blocks the transport of oxygen by hemoglobin, depriving the heart and other organs of the oxygen needed to function properly.

500

What happens when pressure in the chest cavity becomes greater than atmospheric pressure?
What is air rushes out of the lungs, and you exhale.