1. Process of transporting waste products to the kidneys
    Excretion
  2. Three major roles of the circulatory system in the body:
    • Excretion
    • Respiration
    • Nutrition & hormones
  3. Process of carrying oxygen from the respiratory surfaces to tissue and CO2 from the tissues to the respiratory organs
    Respiration
  4. Process of conveying nutrients from the alimentary canal to the tissue and transporting hormones throughout the body
    Nutrition and hormones
  5. Carry blood away from the heart
    Arteries
  6. Carry blood towards the heart
    Veins
  7. Drain blood from the general body tissues
    Systemic veins
  8. Return oxygenated blood from the lungs to the heart
    Pulmonary veins
  9. Carry blood from the primary capillary network in one organ to a secondary capillary network in another organ
    Portal veins
  10. Carry blood containing the digestive products absorbed from the intestine to a second capillary bed in the liver
    Hepatic portal vein
  11. Sites for the production of certain white blood cells
    Lymph nodes
  12. Is Euglena more tolerant to increase or decrease in salinity?
    Increase in salinity
  13. Where does the right atria receive blood from?
    The body
  14. Where does the left atria receive blood from?
    The lungs
  15. What is the main function of the cranial and caudal vena cava?
    They bring deoxygenated blood to the right atrium from the body
  16. What is the function of the pulmonary trunk?
    Channels blood from the right ventricle through the right and left pulmonary arteries to the lungs
  17. What are the four chambers of the heart?
    • Right and left ventricles
    • Right and left atria
  18. What is the main function of the caudal vena cava?
    Returns blood from the caudal part of the body to the right atrium
  19. What is the main function of the carotid artery?
    Supply the head and neck with oxygenated blood
  20. What is the main function of the left subclavian artery?
    Extends cranially toward the left shoulder and arm to supply blood
  21. Where does the left common carotid artery branch off to?
    It extends cranially to the left side of the head and neck
  22. When sperm is matured, where is it stored?
    The epididymis
  23. After mature sperm travels from the sperm ducts, what happens to it next?
    Combines with seminal fluid from seminal vessicles to produce semen
  24. Which part of the male anatomy does the semen enter before being ejaculated out of the penis?
    Urethra
  25. Where are eggs produced?
    The ovaries
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