Save
Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


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.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
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

Chapter 14

Blood Flow of the Heart Chapter 14

QuestionAnswer
Step 1 blood flow The right atrium receives deoxygenated blood returning from the body through the superior and inferior vena cavae.
Step 2 blood flow Once the right atrium is full it contracts. This forces the tricuspid valve to open and blood flows into the right ventricle. when the right ventricle is full the tricuspid valve snaps closed to prevent blood from flowing backward into the atria.
Step 3 blood flow After filling the right ventricle contracts forcing the pulmonary valve open.Blood is pumped into the right and left pulmonary arteries and onto the lungs After the right ventricle empties the pulmonary valve closes to prevent the blood from flowing backw
Step 4 blood flow After replenishing its supply of oxygen (and cleansing itself of carbon dioxide) in the lungs, the blood enters the pulmonary veins and returns to the heart through the left atrium
Step 5 blood flow When the left atrium is full it contracts. This forces the mitral, or bicuspid valve open and blood is pumped into the left ventricle
Step 6 blood flow When the left ventricle is full the mitral valve closes to prevent backflow. The ventricle then contracts forcing the aortic valve to open allowing blood into the aorta From there oxygenated blood is distributed to every organ in the body.
Created by: kayley911
 

 



Voices

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:
Retries:
restart all cards