Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

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
Created by: 100000444857204



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards