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Bolvin-AnatomyCh 13A

Review for chapter 14 and 13 Test 1

QuestionAnswer
system made of the cardiovascular and lymphatic systems circulatory
crushing pain in the chest ususally caused by a blocked artery, treated with nitroglycerine angina pectoris
vessels that deliver blood to the myocardium coronary arteries
system made up of the heart and blood vessels cardiovascular
condition in which one of the valves in the heart does not close completely resulting in blood squirting backward incompetent valve
system that collects all the fluid that is not picked up by the cardiovascular system, made up a pumpless system with one way vessels and organs that filter the blood, trapping invaders lymphatic system
the pointed part of the heart apex
last cardiac structure blood passes before it leaves the heart on the way to the lungs pulmonary semilunar valve
last cardiac structure blood passes before it leaves the heart on the way to the body aortic semilunar valve
part of the heart where the vessels are attached base
inner membrane of the sack surrounding the heart, it covers the surface of the heart, also called epicardium visceral pericardium
small strings in the heart that are attached to the av valves and the papillary muscle chordae tendinae
valve between the right atria and right ventricle tricuspid
outer membrane of the sack that surrounds the heart, it does not touch the membrane itself parietal pericardium
another name for the heart muscle itself myocardium
valve between the left atria and left ventricle bicuspid
largest artery in the body aorta
lining of the heart chambers which is continuous with the lining of the blood vessels endocardium
receiving chambers of the heart atria
sending chamber of the heart ventricle
only artery in body to carry de-oxygenated blood pulmonary
wall between the right and left ventricles interventricular septum
vessel that carries blood back to the heart from upper regions of the body superior vena cava
blood returns to the heart from the lungs by this vessel pulmonary vein
wall between left and right atria interatrial septum
blood returns to the heart from the lower regions of the body inferior vena cava
Created by: abolvin