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.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

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


This is the study stack for our Biomedical engineering unit about the heart.

How much does an average heart weigh? between 10 to 12 ounces
How many chambers does the heart have? 4
What muscle seperates the right and left atrium? septum
What keeps the heart in the chest and protects it? pericardium
What is the middle layer of the heart? myocardium
What holds the valves to the heart muscles? heartstrings or chordae tendinae
Other than the pulmonary circuit, how else does the heart circulate blood? systemic circuit
In a pulmonary circuit, whw does deoxygenated blood leave the heart? pulmonary artery
What happens if arteries in your heart get clogged? heart attack
What makes the "heartbeat" sound? pacemaker cells
How many times a day does the heart beat? 100,000
How many times does an adult heart beat a minute? 60 to 80 beats per minute
How many times does a newborns heart beat a minute? 70 to 190 beats per minute
How many quarts of blood eos the heart pump through the body? 6 quarts
Created by: themrsfoster