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composed of the heart, blood vessels, and blood. Xfers blood to all parts of the body, which brings oxygen, nutrients, and removes carbon dioxide and other waste products resulting from cell metabolism

circulatory system

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highly effective pump located in thoracic cavity between the lungs, 2/3 of its mass located to the left

heart

3

this is a double walled sac that encloses the heart, gives support, and prevents friction as the heart moves towaards this protective sac

pericardium

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how many chambers does the heart have?

4

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The upper chamber that recieves blood from viens is called

atria

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what does the RIGHT ATRIUM recieve?

oxygen depleted blood from the veins

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what does the LEFT ATRIUM recieve?

oxygen rich blood from the pulmonary veins to the lungs

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The lower chambers of the heart that pumps blood out to the arteries are called

ventricles

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what does the RIGHT VENTRICLE pump?

oxygen depleted blood to pulmonary arteries, xfer bllod to lungs

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what does the LEFT VENTRICLE pump?

oxygen rich blood to major artery from the heart