Pulmonary Circuit: Definition & Pathway


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What is the main function of red blood cells?

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1. Which statement is true?

2. The vital exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide happens in the _______.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This assessment set will gauge your knowledge of the pathway of the pulmonary circuit. Topics you will need to know include the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide and the main function of red blood cells.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools will test your knowledge of the following:

  • Main function of red blood cells
  • Path of deoxygenated blood flow
  • Where the vital exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide happens
  • Main purpose of the pulmonary circuit
  • Correct pathway through the pulmonary circuit

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related anatomy and physiology lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding deoxygenated blood
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the pathway of the pulmonary circuit

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the lesson Pulmonary Circuit: Definition & Pathway, which covers the following objectives:

  • Know what goes through the pulmonary circuit
  • Define cellular respiration
  • Recall the purpose of red blood cells
  • Identify the following: the superior vena cava, right atrium, right ventricle, atrioventricular valve, tricuspid valve, pulmonary arteries, and pulmonary capillaries