heart - final exam review Flashcards

left Ventricle

6- Responsible for pumping oxygenated blood to tissues all over the body.

Right Ventricle

4- pumps oxygen-depleted blood to the lungs

inferior vena cava

26- large vein that brings oxygen-poor blood from the lower parts of
the body to the right atrium

superior vena cava

16 - large vein that brings oxygen-poor blood from the upper parts of
the body to the right atrium

Aorta

11- Largest artery in heart; supplies oxygen rich blood to the body

Brachiocephalic artery

13 - supplies blood to the tissues of the brain and the head.

Right Atrium

1 - receiving chamber for blood returning by way of the great veins

Left Atrium

7 - Holding chamber for blood returning from the lungs
pumps blood to other areas of the heart.

Septum

Divides the left and right chambers of the heart.