Human Anatomy & Physiology (9th Edition)

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Chapter 18 - The Cardiovascular System: The Heart - Review Questions: 4

Answer

c) both atria followed by both ventricles

Work Step by Step

The atria receive blood from the systemic and pulmonary circulation and push it into the ventricles. The ventricles send blood back into the systemic and pulmonary circulation. An atrium in ancient Rome was the first main entry room of the house. Ventricle comes from the Latin word for "belly."
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