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A. Indian hills Cardiac, pulmonary

What is the lowest part of the heart formed by the inferolateral part of the L ventricle? Apex
What is the upper border of the heart involving the L atrium, part of the R atrium and the prox portions of the great vessels? Base
What is the endothelial tissue that lines the interior of the heart chambers and vessels? Endocardium
What is the serous layer of the pericardium? This contains the epicardial coronary arteries and veins, autonomic nerves, and lymphatics? Epicardium
What is the thick contractile middle layer of muscle cells that forms the bulk of the heart wall. Myocardium
What is a double walled connected tissue sac that surrounds the outside of the heart and great vessels? Pericardium
The vein that returns venous blood from the head neck and arms to the right atrium. Superior Vena Cava
The vein that returns venous blood from the lower body and viscera to the right atrium. Inferior Vena Cava
The arteries that carry deoxygenated blood from the right ventricle to the left and right lungs. Pulmonary arteries
The veins that carry oxygenated blood from the right and left lungs to the left atrium. Pulmonary veins
Body's largest artery and the central conduit of blood from the heart to the body. Aorta
The aorta begins at the upper part of the ____ ____ descends within the _____ and passes into the _____ _____ Left venticle, thorax, abdominal cavity
Mechanoreceptors that detect change in pressure. Baroreceptors
What reflex shows an increase in venous return stretches receptors in the wall of the right atrium which sends vagal afferent signals to the cardiovascular center within the medulla. The signals inhibit parasympathetic activity resulting in increased HR. Bainbridge
Forced expiration against a closed glottis produces increased intrathoracic pressure, increased central venous pressure, and decreased venous return. Valsalva maneuver
Chemosensitive cells located in the carotid bodies and the aortic body responds to changes in pH status and blood oxygen tension. Chemoreceptor reflex
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