Chapter 14 Reinforcement Name Circulatory System Date Period

Chapter 14 Reinforcement
Circulatory System
Name __________________________
Date __________________ Period ___
Directions: Fill in the blanks with the correct terms for questions 1–4.
1. The ____________________________ is the only vein in the body that carries oxygen-rich blood.
This vein moves blood from the ____________________ to the ____________________.
2. Valves inside the veins prevent blood from flowing ____________________ the heart.
3. Blood in ____________________ carries wastes away from the cells of the body back to the heart.
4. A measure of the flow of blood in arteries is called ____________________.
5. What is pulmonary circulation and what is its function?___________________________________
Directions Label the diagram of the heart. Include the following terms on your diagram: right
atrium, right ventricle, left atrium, left ventricle, superior vena cava, inferior vena cava,
pulmonary artery, pulmonary vein, aorta. Use a red pencil to draw arrows showing the path
of oxygen-rich blood. Use a blue pencil to show the path of oxygen-poor blood.
Directions: Place the following events in the systemic system in the correct order beginning
where blood oxygen is highest.
______15. Food and oxygen diffuse from the capillaries to body tissues.
______16. Blood enters the heart through the inferior vena cava to the right atrium.
______17. Blood leaves the left ventricle through the aorta.
______18. Blood travels to smaller arteries and capillaries in the abdomen.
Comparing Arteries, Veins, and Capillaries
Fill in the blanks to complete the table.
Type of Blood
Direction of
Thickness of
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