- blood vessels entering and leaving the heart, liver and kidney
Give suitable biological reasons for the following statement :
Carbon monoxide is dangerous when inhaled.
Differentiate between members of the following pairs with reference to the aspect asked within bracket:
Artery and vein (direction of blood flow)
Given diagram shows a simple diagram of the circulation of blood in a mamma showing the
main blood vessels, the heart, lungs and body tissues. The blood vessel, labelled 6, contains
deoxygenated blood and the valve leading to it has three semi-lunar pockets.
(a) Name the blood vessels and organs marked by numbers 1 to 8.
(b) What is meant by the term ‘double circulation’ of blood in mammals?
(c) what is diastole?
[There is an “error” in the diagram. According to the usual practice the pulmonary (lung)
circulation is shown upward and the systemic downward, but here it is reversed].