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endothelium membranous tissue that lines the heart and blood vessels
SA nod, AV node, AV bundel, Purkinje fibers order in which an impulse passes through the conduction system of the heart
chordate tendineae are attached to the tricuspid valve
Fibrous pericardium tough, loose-fitting, inelastic sac around the heart
Mitral valve prolapse flaps extend back into the left atrium
systole heart contracting
diastole heart relaxing
pericardium heart covering 2 layers fibrous tissue with space
visceral pericardium / epicardium inner layer of pericardium
parietal pericardium fits around heart like loose sac
myocardium heart chamber cardiac muscle
Ateria receiving chamber of heart
ventricles discharging chambers of heart
endocardium thin layer of very smooth tissue lining heart chambers
Vein carries blood back to the heart, has valves, reservoirs for blood
Artery carries blood away from heart, thicker tunica media,
aneurysm section of an artery that has become abnormally wide because of a weakening of the arterial wall
hepatic portal circulation receives blood from stomach, spleen and intestine, detoxicate blood, blood passes thru second capillary bed
CVA cerebrovascular accident brain aneurysm, stroke
ischemia decreased blood supply to a tissue
necrosis complete tissue death
gangrene progressed necrosis, tissue decay
pulmonary vein blood vessel returns blood to the left atrium
inferior & Superior vena cava blood vessel returns blood to the right atrium
pulmonary artery blood vessel receives blood from the right ventricle.
The aorta blood vessel receives blood from the left ventricle.
venules Microscopic vessels that carry blood from small arteries to small veins
tunica externa layer of blood vessels that is made up of connective tissues fibers to reinforce the blood vessel wall
tunica media layer of blood vessels that contains smooth muscle
tunica intima layer of blood vessels that is made up of a single layer of squamous epithelium
foramen ovale structure in fetal circulation shunts blood directly from the right atrium to the left atrium
ductus arteriosus structure in fetal circulation connects the aorta and the pulmonary artery.
ductus venosus structure in fetal circulation shunts blood away from the immature liver
Neurogenic shock shock is caused by an imbalance in the autonomic stimulation of the tunica media
Anaphylactic shock type of shock is caused by an acute allergic reaction.
Created by: ptenz