IP Worksheet #2 - Chapter 18 - Cardiovascular System: Cardiac Action Potential
1.How do the waves of depolarization, generated by the autorhythmic cells spread to the muscle cells?
_via gap junctions_
Depolarizing current from the a
IP Worksheet #4 - Chapter 18 - Cardiovascular System: Cardiac Output
Define cardiac output (CO).
_the amount of blood pumped out by each ventricle in one minute_
Write the equation for CO.
_CO = HR x SV_
Define stroke volume (SV).
_the amount of
IP Worksheet #1 - Chapter 21 - Immune System: Immune System Overview
Name the two major functions of the immune system:
1. _destroy pathogens_
2. detect and kill abnormal cells_
Pathogens are classified according to their size and where they are loc
IP Worksheet #3 - Chapter 18 - Cardiovascular System: Cardiac Cycle
Valves open in response to _difference in blood pressure_ on their two sides.
List the chambers or vessels that are separated by the four cardiac valves:
IP Worksheet #1 - Chapter 19 - Cardiovascular System: Anatomy Review: Blood Vessel Structure and Function
Name the three layers or tunics of the blood vessel wall and what tissue/fibers they are composed of.
Tunic Name (a-c)
IP Worksheet #1 - Chapter 18 - Cardiovascular System: Intrinsic Conduction System
The intrinsic conduction system consists of a)_autorythmic cardiac_ cells that initiate and
distribute b)_impulses_ throughout the heart.
The intrinsic conduction syst
IP Worksheet #2 - Chapter 19 - Cardiovascular System: Factors That Affect Blood Pressure
What are the three main factors that influence total peripheral resistance (TPR)?
1. _vessel diameter_
2. _blood viscosity_
3. _total vessel length_
IP Worksheet #3 - Chapter 19 - Cardiovascular System: Measuring Blood Pressure
Blood flow is generated by the a)_contractile activities_ of the heart.
Blood pressure results when that
flow encounters b)_resistance_ from the vessel walls.