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Week 5 Key Terms:Alveoli – tiny air sacs in the lungsArteries – blood vessels that carry oxygenated blood away from the heartArterioles – blood vessels that connect the arteries to the capillariesAtria – upper chambers of the heartAtrioventricular node – one type of cardiac cell assisting in the rhythmical beating of theheartAutonomic nervous system – a part of the nervous system controlling subconsciousphysiological eventsAutorhythmic cells – help control the rhythmical beating of the heartAxons – the part of a neuron that carries impulses away from the cell bodyBasal ganglia – a part of the brain important in the initiation of movementBiopsy – a procedure used to remove muscle tissueBlood flow – affected by the pressure gradient andresistance within the blood vesselsBrain – a major part of the central nervous systemBrain stem – important area of the nervous system that help to regulate manysubconscious physiological eventBronchial tubes – small airways in the lungsBundle of His – an area of the heart helping to regulate the rhythmical beating of the heartCapillaries – small blood vesselsCardiac muscle – muscle tissue of the heartCardiac output - the volume of blood pumped by each ventricle per minuteCell body - the bulbous end of a neuron containing the cell nucleusCentral and peripheral nervous systems – the central nervous system contains the brainand spinal cord and the peripheral nervous system contains the peripheral nerves

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