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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



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