Major Blood Vessels Leading to the Heart: Superior Vena Cava, Inferior Vena Cava & Coronary Sinus


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How does the role of coronary veins differ from that of the coronary sinus?

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1. How does blood from the reproductive organs return to the heart?

2. Which structure does the coronary sinus drain into?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The superior vena cava, inferior vena cava, and coronary sinus are vital parts of the circulatory system, and this quiz/worksheet combination will help you test your understanding of the particular function of these parts. The questions on the quiz will test you on the functions of the particular parts of the circulatory system discussed in this lesson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on the following:

  • The return of blood directly to the right atrium
  • Blood from the reproductive organs
  • The coronary sinus
  • The inferior vena cava

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will test your skills in the following areas:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information on the circulatory system from the related lesson on the venae cavae and the coronary sinus
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as the superior and inferior vena cava and the coronary sinus
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the parts of the circulatory system relevant to this lesson

Additional Learning

Read the lesson called Major Blood Vessels Leading to the Heart: Superior Vena Cava, Inferior Vena Cava & Coronary Sinus to learn more about the circulatory system. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe the circulatory system
  • Define and describe the superior and inferior venae cavae
  • Define and describe the coronary sinus
  • Understand the role of these three structures in the circulatory system