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some revision for blood and cardio vascular exam

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venous return return of blood to the heart through the veins
List 3 facts about venous return valves - stop back flow venous pump- muscles squeeze vessels closed circuit so arterial blood pushes the venous blood
homeostasis balance of the body - keeping a constant internal environment. Eg after exercise heart rate returns to resing rate
List 3 places where chemoreceptors are found carotid artery medulla aorta
What is the function of the hypothalamus? responds to feedback from the rest of the body - then makes adjustments
Function of white blood cells fight infection
function of red blood cells To carry oxygen and carbon-dioxide around the body
blood vessel carrying blood from the right ventricle to the lungs pulmonary artery
blood vessel carrying blood from the lungs to the left atrium of the heart pulmonary vein
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