CVS1 - Cardiovascular System Cardiovascular System Heart...

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Unformatted text preview: Cardiovascular System Cardiovascular System Heart Anatomy Approximately the size of your fist Heart Anatomy Location Superior surface of diaphragm Heart Anatomy Location Left of the midline Fossa Ovalis Heart Anatomy Location Anterior to the vertebral column, posterior to the sternum Coverings of the Heart: Anatomy Pericardium a double-walled sac Coverings of the Heart: Anatomy Pericardium a double-walled sac around the heart composed of: A superficial fibrous pericardium Coverings of the Heart: Anatomy Pericardium a double-walled sac around the heart composed of: A superficial fibrous pericardium A deep two-layer serous pericardium Coverings of the Heart: Anatomy Pericardium a double-walled sac around the heart composed of: A deep two-layer serous pericardium The parietal layer lines the internal surface of the fibrous pericardium Coverings of the Heart: Anatomy Pericardium a double-walled sac around the heart composed of: A deep two-layer serous pericardium The visceral layer or epicardium lines the surface of the heart Coverings of the Heart: Anatomy Pericardium a double-walled sac around the heart composed of: A deep two-layer serous pericardium They are separated by the fluid-filled pericardial cavity Coverings of the Heart: Physiology The pericardium: Protects and anchors the heart The pericardium: Prevents overfilling of the heart with blood The pericardium: Allows for the heart to work in a relatively friction- free environment Pericardial tamponade Heart Wall Epicardium visceral layer of the serous pericardium Heart Wall Myocardium cardiac muscle layer forming the bulk of the heart Heart Wall Fibrous skeleton of the heart crisscrossing, interlacing layer of connective tissue Heart Wall Endocardium endothelial layer of the inner myocardial surface External Heart: Major Vessels of the...
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This note was uploaded on 10/10/2011 for the course ZOO 3733 taught by Professor Sa during the Spring '07 term at University of Central Florida.

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