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The Heart

Chapter 14 anatomy

Where the great vessels enter and leave the heart is called. Base
The point of maximum impulse is called the _____ Apex
where can the strongest beat can be heard? Apex
the space between the lungs and beneath the sternum is called the ________. Mediastinum
The study of the heart and the treatment of related disorders is called _________. Cardiology
Surrounding the heart is a Double-walled sac called the __________. Pericardium
A loose fitting sac of strong connective tissue is called the _________. Fibrous Pericadium
The ________ Covers the heart's surface. Serous Pericardium
the Layer that lines the inside of the fibrous pericardium. Pareital
the layer that covers the heart's surface. Visceral
the cavity that contains a small amount of fluid, which helps prevent friction as the heart beats Pericardial Cavity
The ___________ lines the heart's chambers, covers the valves, and continues into the vessels. Endocardium
______ tissue helps prevent blood clots from forming Smooth
The _________ is the thickest of the three layers and performs the work of the heart. Myocardium
The __________ is composed of cardiac, muscle forms the middle layer of the heart wall. Myocardium
The Heart Contains How many chambers? Four
the upper 2 chambers are called what? Atria
the lower 2 chambers are called what? Ventricles
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