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Review material for second Chapter 13 Test

special region of the right atrium where the cells receive the signal from the nervous system to contract SA node
inner most layer of an artery or vein tunica intima
amount of blood pumped out of the ventricles with each beat stroke volume
vessels that receive blood from the capillaries to begin its journey back to the heart venules
irregular heart sounds caused by turbulent blood flow through the heart murmur
rapid uncoordinated beating of the heart fibrillation
group of cells between the right atrium and ventricle that holds onto the signal for the heart cells to contract AV Node
how fast the heart beats heart rate
outermost layer of a blood vessel tunica externa
nerve cells encountered after the signal to contract has reached the apex of the heart then turns the corner purkinje fibers
Death of cardiac cells due to insufficient oxygen delivery myocardial infarction
heart muscle relaxation diastole
series of events in a complete heart beat cardiac cycle
small vessels that feed capillary beds arterioles
middle layer of a blood vessel tunica media
another name for the AV node pacemaker
structure the signal for the heart to contract passes into after leaving the AV node AV bundle
clogging an heart artery with cholesterol or a blood clot artherosclerosis
Created by: abolvin