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The Diagram Below Represents the Simplified Pathway of the Circulation of Blood. Study the Same and Answer the Questions Which Follow - ICSE Class 10 - Biology

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The diagram below represents the simplified pathway of the circulation of blood. Study the same and answer the questions which follow: 

(i) Name the blood vessels labelled 1 and 2.
(ii) State the function of blood vessels labelled 5 and 8.
(iii) What is the importance of the blood vessel labelled 6?
(iv) Which blood vessel will contain a high amount of glucose and amino acids after a meal?
(v) Draw a diagram of the different blood cells as seen in a smear of human blood.

Solution

(i)

1– Superior vena cava
2 – Aorta

(ii) Function of blood vessel 5 (Hepatic artery) – It supplies oxygenated blood to the liver.
Function of blood vessel 8 (Inferior vena cava) – It carries  deoxygenated blood from the posterior parts of the body to the heart.

(iii) Importance of blood vessel 6 (Hepatic portal vein) – It carries nutrient laden blood from the gastrointestinal tract to the liver.

(iv) Blood vessel 6, i.e. hepatic portal vein.

(v) Different blood cells seen in a smear of human blood:

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