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Unformatted text preview: 6. What is a heart attack? How can a person protect against cardiovascular disease? 7. The circulatory and respiratory systems are designed for gas exchange. Which gases are exchanged? Relate those gases to another important cellular process that supports you and your body. 8. How are the lungs structured to function efficiently in gas exchange? 9. How is breathing regulated? 10. Smoking kills a lot of people in the US every year. Why does tobacco smoke pose such a human health risk? Chapter 23 Terms to Know: anemia arteries blood pressure breathing capillaries cardiovascular disease cardiovascular system circulatory system closed circulatory system heart heart attack hemoglobin hypertension lungs plasma platelets pulmonary circuit pulse red blood cells respiratory surface respiratory system systemic circuit veins white blood cells...
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- Spring '08