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Heart pumping system of the body
Myocardium Middle and thickest layer of heart
Epicardium External layer of the heart and inner layer of pericarium
Endocardium inner lining of the heart very smooth
What are the walls of the heart? Epicardium, myocardium, endocardium
What does deoxygenated blood lack? Oxygen
What are the two main veins of the body? Superior and inferior Vena Cava
What is the main artery of the body? Aorta
What vein and artery system goes through the heart and lungs? Pulmonary Artery and Vein
What are the Bottom Chambers of the heart? Right and Left Ventricles
What are the two top chambers of the heart? Right and Left Atria
What completes the full circulation and connects veins and arteries? Capillaries
What heart fluid prevents build up of friction in the heart? Pericardial Fluid
What separates the left and right sides of the Heart? Septum
What is the tip of the Heart called? Apex
Where is the pericardial fluid held? Pericardium
What type of blood is in arteries? Oxygenated blood
What type of blood is in the veins? Deoxygenated blood
What is the name of the sack that holds pericardial fluid? Pericardium
What is the thickest layer of the heart? Myocardium
What layer comes in direct contact with blood? Endocardium
What are the three types of blood routes in body? Veins, Arteries, Capillaries
What is the outermost layer of the heart? Epicardium
What happens in the Capillaries? Exchange of oxygen and wastes
what does all circulation go through to be pumped to diffrent spots of the body? Heart
When heart tightens Contraction
when heart relaxes Relaxation
what determines rate and regularity of heartbeat? Electrical Impulses
What is the sound made by pumping heart? Lubb/dubb
What is measurement of pressure exerted against walls of vessels bloodpressure
the higest pressure systolic
The lowest pressure diastolic
What is 120/80 considered in blood pressure? normal blood pressure
Created by: abeeman