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Cardiovascular System Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is hemoglobin is composed of?

Question 2 2. _____ are the structures in the lymphatic system that are responsible for gathering the fluid that collects in between the cells in the body. They then deliver this fluid to the _____ in order for it to be returned to the bloodstream

Question 3 3. Lucy has recently been diagnosed with a swelling in her lower legs that is known as edema. Which of the following would be the cause of her edema?

Question 4 4. If the baroreceptor sensitivity is diminished, what could result?

Question 5 5. If a blood vessel's radius is reduced in half, which of the following would result?

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Question 6 6. If a person with Type B blood receives a transfusion of Type O blood, what will result?

Question 7 7. A blood vessel with a _____ internal radius will have a _____ blood flow.

Question 8 8. The heart receives _____ blood and pumps _____ blood.

Question 9 9. Which of the following statements describes the end-diastolic volume?

Question 10 10. The pulmonary semilunar valve separates the _____ and the _____.

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Question 11 11. The heart has an intrinsic conduction system that allows its muscle fibers to _____.

Question 12 12. When blood enters the lungs it releases _____ and obtains _____.

Question 13 13. Hemoglobin acts primarily as _____

Question 14 14. Heart rate can be defined as:

Question 15 15. Which of the following accurately describes Rh factor?

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Question 16 16. What could lead to the condition erythroblastosis fetalis?

Question 17 17. An excessive accumulation of fluid in tissues spaces is known as _____.

Question 18 18. If oxygen-rich blood flows through a capillary that passes through tissue that is already saturated with oxygen, what will happen?

Question 19 19. Diastole occurs when the heart _____. Systole occurs when the heart _____.

Question 20 20. Which of the following sequences correctly orders blood vessels from smaller to larger?

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Question 21 21. What will NOT result when an artery undergoes vasoconstriction?

Question 22 22. Deoxygenated blood from the body enters the heart at the _____ and travels through the _____ to fill the right ventricle. When the ventricle is filled, it contracts forcing the blood through the pulmonary semilunar valve on its way to the _____.

Question 23 23. Blood cells of people with type AB blood have _____.

Question 24 24. Which of the following best describes the Frank-Starling law of the heart?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is NOT a feature of hemoglobin?

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Question 26 26. What term is used to describe the average arterial blood pressure during a single cardiac cycle?

Question 27 27. When is the human heart under the lowest pressure?

Question 28 28. How can fibrillation be fatal?

Question 29 29. Oxygen, nutrients and cell wastes are transported through the body in the _____.

Question 30 30. Sarah is pregnant for the first time and her blood is Rh negative. What could happen if Sarah's baby is Rh(+)?

Cardiovascular System Chapter Exam Instructions

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