The Equine Circulatory System

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Checking knowledge on the equine circulatory system.

  • 1
    Blood travels away from the heart through the...
  • 2
    Circulating blood transports which of the following essential substances?
  • 3
    What are the four key components of blood?

  • 4
    Where do red blood cells originate?
  • 5
    What are the three types of blood vessels?
  • 6
    What do capillaries do?

  • 7
    What is the lumen responsible for?
  • 8
    Where is the heart situated?
  • 9
    The heart wall consists of three layers, the epicardium, the endocardium and...
  • 10
    The heart consists of four chambers; two upper chambers and two lower chambers, what are they known as?

  • 11
    How many systems of circulation are there within the body?
  • 12
    Which two substances make up plasma?
  • 13
    What is meant by systolic action?
  • 14
    What colour are white blood cells?
  • 15
    Approximately one third of the red blood cells of a resting horse are stored where?

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