Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (14th Edition)

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1305073959
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-395-1

Chapter 36 - Self-Quiz - Page 639: 8


b. ventricles

Work Step by Step

When the atria contract, blood is forced from the atria into the ventricles. When the left ventricle contracts, blood is forced into the aorta and then travels to the rest of the body. When the right ventricle contracts, blood is pumped into the pulmonary arteries and travels to the lungs.
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