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Unformatted text preview: Heart Pulmonary capillaries Brain Aorta Capillaries of the body’s tissues 6. The cardiac cycle involves a period of contraction called diastole, followed by a period of relaxation called systole T/ F 7. The atrioventricular valves are supported by connective tissue strands called chordae tendineae which prevent the valves from everting 8. The aorta is the largest artery in the body, while the vena cava is the largest vein in the body 9. Blood pressure is measured with a sphygmomanometer and a stethoscope 10. The prefix cardio means heart...
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course REHAB 101 taught by Professor Kliest during the Spring '08 term at Wisc Stout.
- Spring '08