Cardiovascular System_29 Flashcards

pulmonary artery
Terms Definitions
AV valves
Triscupid and Biscupid
Triscupid
What lies between right atrium and ventricle?
Biscupid
What lies between left atrium and ventricle?
Arteries
Carry blood away from the heart
Arteries
Usually carry blood high in O2 and low in CO2, except
Aorta
Carries blood from the left ventricle to the body
Pulmonary Artery
Carry blood from the right ventricle to the lungs,
Coronary Arteries
Carry blood to the myocardium
Veins
Carry blood towards the heart
Superior Vena Cava
Brings blood from head to upper limbs.
Inferior Vena Cava
Brings blood from trunk to lower limbs.
Coronary Sinus
Brings blood from the myocardium
Coronary, Inferior, Superior
Which veins deposit their blood into the right atrium?
Pulmonary Artery
Bring blood from lungs to left atrium.
Semilunar Valves
Pulmonary and Aortic
Pulmonary SI
What lies within the pulmonary trunk?
Aortic Sl
What lies within the aorta?
Dense Regular CT
What kind of tissue is found in the skeleton of the heart?
Major blood vessels of the heart
Arteries and Veins
Systole
Contract of atria and ventricles
Cardiac Cycle
Events associated with one heartbeat
True
True or False? Blood travels from areas of high pressure to areas of low pressure.
High
Is systile high or low pressure?
Low
Is distol high or low pressure?
Lubb
Heart sounds. Closing of the AV valves, ventricular systole. Loud and Long
Dubb
Heart sounds. Closing of the Sl valves, ventricular distole. Short and sharp
Murmur
What happens if the valve cusps closing is incomplete and blood leads back into heart?
Functional Syncytium
Unit formed from connected cardiac fiber muscles.
True
True or Fals? If any part of the Syncytium is stimularted, then the entire unit contracts.
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