Include a discussion of….

1. An overview of the functions of the different components of blood described in the blood tutorial.

2.The chambers and valves of the heart and their function.

3. The roles of the major arteries and veins that serve the heart. Trace blood flow through the superior and interior vena cava, aorta, pulmonary artery and vein, and coronary artery and vein.

4. How blood pressure is measured as explained in the tutorial on the Cardiovascular System

5.Do a little research to explain how chemoreceptors and mechanoreceptors work to regulate heart rate blood flow blood pressure, and blood oxygen level. Where are these receptors located and to which division of the nervous system do they send and receive messages?

Note: The assignment will require you to engage in independent research on baroreceptors, mechanoreceptors) and the carotid and aortic bodies chemoreceptors).

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Organize this essay assignment using subtitles that summarize the topic from each question above. For example, to answer question 1 use a descriptive subtitle like the following. Blood Flow through the Heart.