Chapter 12 health test - Question 1 1 of 1 points The...

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Question 1 1 of 1 points The number one cause of death around the world is Selected Answer: CVD. Question 2 1 of 1 points Cardiovascular disease kills more people than the next ________ causes combined. Selected Answer: five Question 3 1 of 1 points The best defense against CVD is Selected Answer: prevention. Question 4 1 of 1 points The size of the human heart is about Selected Answer: the size of your fist. Question 5 1 of 1 points ________ carry blood away from the heart. Selected Answer: Arteries Question 6 1 of 1 points The upper chambers of the heart are called Selected Answer: atria. Question 7 1 of 1 points The name of the heart valve that is between his left atrium and left ventricle is the ________ valve. Selected Answer: mitral Question 8 1 of 1 points Carbon dioxide and waste products are transported to the lungs and kidneys through the ________. Selected Answer: veins Question 9 1 of 1 points The blood vessels that permit the exchange of oxygen, carbon dioxide, nutrients, and waste products with body cells are the
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Selected Answer: capillaries. Question 10 1 of 1 points An abnormally high lipid level results in the buildup of Selected Answer: plaque. Question 11 1 of 1 points The average heart beats Selected Answer: 70-80 beats per minute. Question 12 1 of 1 points An adult with a damaged sinoatrial node Selected Answer: must have a mechanical pacemaker implanted to control the heart rhythm. Question 13 1 of 1 points The medical term for the "thickening" of the arteries caused by fatty deposits, cholesterol, and other substances deposited in the blood vessels is Selected Answer: atherosclerosis.
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