Chapter 18- The Cardiovascular System-Heart Assignment20202021 MDuarte.docx

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Page 1 Chapter 18-The Cardiovascular System-Heart Assignment For this assignment, please read the chapter and answer the questions below. Please type your answers in red or blue color. Please note that points may be deducted if answers are not submitted in these colors. Sentences in italics are meant to help you understand the material- they are not questions. Cardiovascular System:The cardiovascular system consists of the heart, and vessels, arteries, capillaries and veins.What is the function of this system? (1 point __ Pericardium: (6 points)It is made of a tough outer bag that surrounds a double-layered sac. This tough, outer layer is composed fibrous ___________ pericardium. Wall of the Heart (4 points)The wall of the heart is composed of three distinct layers. epicardium _________________, is made up of connective tissue and epithelium, and contains blood and lymph capillaries along with __ large BIO 202 – Chapter 18
Page 2 The middle layer called __ myocardium _________consists of cardiac muscle and is the thickest layer of the heart wall. The inner __

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