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Unformatted text preview: 4. Trace the path of blood flow through the human heart. Start on the right side, trace the blood flow to the lungs, back to the heart and finally out of the aorta. 5. What is the function of the heart valves? 6. Describe the cardiac cycle. 7. How do the sinoatrial node and the atrioventricular node regulate the cardiac cycle? 8. What is blood plasma made of? 9. You should know the functions of the 3 cellular components of the blood. 10. How is the number of red blood cells regulated? 11. Describe in general the process of blood clotting including the roles of thrombin, fibrin, and fibrinogen. 12. Know the structures and functions of 5 types of blood vessels illustrated in figure 32-14. 13. What is the function of the valves in the veins? 14. What is the function of the precapillary sphincters? 15. Know the functions of the lymphatic system. 16. What are the risk factors for cardiovascular disease?...
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- Spring '07