32 Cardiovascular Questions

32 Cardiovascular Questions - Biol 104, Dr. Espinoza, S10...

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Unformatted text preview: Biol 104, Dr. Espinoza, S10 Study Sheet for Chapter 32 Cardiovascular System Biology 104 Modified with permission from Dr. Denny Smith Some of this information will be found in your readings, some in your lecture notes. 1. What is the overall function of an animals circulatory system? 2. Compare and contrast the circulatory systems of invertebrates with those of vertebrates. 3. Explain the difference between an open and a closed circulatory system. 4. What is the difference between blood and hemolymph? 5. What are the three main types of blood vessels? What is the type of tissue, name and thickness of the layers of the walls of each type of blood vessel? Relative to the heart, which direction does the blood flow in each of these types of blood vessels? 6. Compare the circulatory pathways of fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds & mammals. 7. Distinguish between a pulmonary circuit (or loop) and a systemic circuit (or loop). 8. Give the function and the location of the human heart. 9. Properly describe and define the function of the following structures of the human heart: pericardium, myocardium, endocardium, septum (intraventricular), right & left atria, right & left ventricles, both atrioventricular...
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