Circulatory System Jeopardy Test Review Game
What type of blood vessel contains valves to prevent blood from flowing backwards?
The left ventricle is larger because it has to pump blood all over the body. (The right ventricle pumps blood to the lungs.)
What part of the heart separates the right ventricle from the left ventricle?
A(n) _____ carries blood away from the heart, and a(n) _____ carries blood to the heart.
An artery carries blood away from the heart, and a vein carries blood to the heart.
Atherosclerosis is commonly called “hardening of the arteries.” It occurs when plaque builds up in the arteries and restricts blood flow.