Body Systems

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Circulatory System

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Red Blood Cells called? White Bloods Cells called? Platelets called? Erythrocytes Leukocytes Thrombocytes
% plasma in blood? 55%
How long do Red Blood Cells live for? 4 Months
What do RBC's do? Carry Oxygen
What do WBC's do? Produce antibodies Ingest and destroy pathogens Neutralise toxins
What do Platelets do? Help in clotting
What are platelets? Fragments of WBC's
What does blood provide? O2 Glucose Fatty acids Amino acids
What does blood remove? CO2 Lactic acid
What do arteries do? Transport Oxygenated Blood
Name the chambers in the heart Left Atria Right Atria Left Ventricle Right Ventricle
What do Arterioles do? regulate blood flow
What do capillaries do? Allow diffusion across their thin walls
What do Venules do? Transport de-oxygenated blood
How many chambers in the heart? Four
Vena Cava
Aortic Arch
Left Ventricle
Right Atrium
Right Ventricle
Aortic Valve (Semilunar)
Pulmonary Valve (Semilunar)
Tricuspid valve (Atrioventricular/AV)
Bicuspid valve (Atrioventricular/AV)
Pulmonary Vein
Sinoatrial Node (SA)
Atrioventricular Node (AV)
HIS fibres
Purkinje Fibres
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