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Unformatted text preview: without opening the chest despite its hard to reach location, 2) the average adult has about 5 liters of blood in their body, 3) Due to the presence of living cells, blood is considered to be alive, 4) The body is constantly making new blood, 5) The average adult heart only weighs 11 ounces and 6) Approximately 55% of blood is plasma. During this lab I expect to better understand the human cardiovascular system through the examples of sheep hearts, the preserved fetal pig, rat or shark, and the video. I will also be able to see examples and better understand the workings of the veins and arteries as well as the system of the veins and arteries. WORKS CITED The Human Heart: An Online Exploration From the Franklin Institute. Novermber 12, 2007. <http://www.fi.edu/learn/heart/vessels/vessels.html>...
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- Fall '07