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chapter 6

the thin membrane lining the heart that is continuous with the lining of the blood vessels is the epicardium
partitions that separate the right and left chambers of the heart are called septa
the bicuspid valve in the heart is also called the mitral valve
the function of the right ventricle is to receive blood from the pulmonary vein
a fast heart rate is called tachycardia
the sound of the heartbeat comes frtom opening and closing of the valves
diastolic blood pressure is the pressure in the arteries during ventricular relaxation
which of the following arteries carries deoxygenated blood pulmonary
a vein is defined as any blood vessel that carries blood to the heart
while selecting a vein for venipuncture, you feel a distinct pulse. what you are feeling is a/an artery
a major difference between veins and arteries is that veins have valves
the outer layer of a blood vessel is called the tunica adventitia
which of the following veins are most commonly used for venipunctures median cubital and cephalic
which of the following formed elements is actuallypart of a bone marrow cell called a megakaryocyte thrombocyte
whole blood consists of all the following except fibrin
a person's blood type is determined by antigens on the surfaces of the red blood cells
the third response of the coagulation process is hemostatic plug formation
when platelets stick to each other during the coagulation process, it is called aggregation
which of the following is a function of the lymphatic system remove microoganisms
a blood clot circulating in the bloodstream is called a/an embolus
the structure in the heart that starts the heartbeat is the av node
the normal ECG tracing is useful for diagnosing damage to the heart muscle
erythrocytes main function is to carry oxygen from the lungs to the cells
a laboratory test that is ordered to evaluate the hemostatic process is prothrombin time
which of the following blood vessels are listed in the prober order of blood flow capillary, venule, vein
the internal space of a blood vessel is called the lumen
the longest vein and the largest artery in the body in that order are great saphenous and aorta
the preferred vein for venipuncture in the H pattern is the median cubital
the major difference between plasma and serum is that plasma cotains fibrinogen, serum does not
an individual's blood type (A, B, AB, or O) is determind by the presence of which of the following on the blood cells antigens
which is the correct sequence of events after blood vessel injjury vasoconstrictionm, platelet aggregation, fibrin clot formation
lymph originates from tissue fluid
a heart disorder characterized by fluid buildup in the lungs is called congestive heart failure
the ECG shows P waves due to artrial contractions
when taking a blood pressure, the systolic pressure is the pressurereading when the first heart sounds are heard as the cuff is deflated
the pupose of the pulmonary system is to carry blood to and from the lungs
which of the following is described as an anuclear, biconcave disk erythrocyte
the chamber of the heart that receives blood from the systemic circulation is the right atrium
the thick muscle layer of the heart is called the myocardium