Chambers of the Heart
Parts of the cardiovascular system
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100
Oxygen rich blood from the lungs enters this part of the heart.
What is the left atrium?
100
Chambered muscular organ that controls the pumping of blood throughout the body.
What is the heart?
100
The fluid part of blood. It is made up of water, minerals, nutrients, sugars, proteins and other substances.
What is plasma?
100
The force exerted by blood on the inside of the walls of the arteries when your heart beats.
What is blood pressure?
100
A, B, AB or O
What are the four blood types?
200
Oxygen rich blood leaves from this part of the heart.
What is the left ventricle?
200
A thick walled blood vessel that carries blood away from the heart.
What is an artery?
200
The part of blood that clumps together with fibers to form blood clots in order to stop bleeding.
What are platelets?
200
The rhythmic expansion and shrinking of arteries; started by the contractions of the ventricles of the heart.
What is your pulse?
200
When a person is given blood from another person.
What is a transfusion?
300
Carbon dioxide rich / oxygen poor blood leaves this part of the heart.
What is the right ventricle?
300
A blood vessel with valves that carries blood towards the heart.
What is a vein?
300
The part of blood that carries oxygen to all the cells in your body.
What are red blood cells?
300
The pressure in arteries when the ventricles contract. The top number in a blood pressure reading.
What is systolic pressure?
300
The chemicals on the outside of red blood cells that determine which blood type you have.
What are antigens?
400
Carbon dioxide rich / oxygen poor blood from the body enters this part of the heart.
What is the right atrium?
400
A tiny, thin walled blood vessel that is involved in the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide, nutrients and waste.
What is a capillary?
400
The part of blood that attacks a virus, bacteria or any other tiny particle that can make you sick.
What are white blood cells?
400
The pressure in arteries when the ventricles relax. The bottom number in a blood pressure reading.
What is diastolic pressure?
400
The blood type that can be donated safely to any other blood type - Type O.
What is the universal donor?
500
Flap like structures that separate the chambers of the heart.
What are heart valves?
500
A connective tissue made up of plasma, red blood cells, platelets, and white blood cells.
What is blood?
500
The protein in red blood cells that attracts oxygen.
What is hemoglobin?
500
A virus, bacteria or any other tiny particle that can make you sick.
What is a pathongen?
500
Chemicals that react with antigens of other blood types as if the antigens were pathogens.
What are blood antibodies?
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