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WK10 A&P matching

Week ten A&P the cardiovascular system

QuestionAnswer
Three layers that enclose the heart Pericardial membranes
Irregular heartbeat caused by damage to part of the conduction pathway Arrhythmia
Pumps blood, which creates blood pressure and circulates oxygen, nutrients and other substances Heart
Has a thick wall, pumps blood through the body through the aorta Left ventricle
Receives blood from the upper body from the Superior Vena Cava, and blood from the lower body from the Inferior Vena Cava Right atrium
This word means contraction Systole (a phase of contraction during the cardiac cycle)
The area between the lungs in the thoracic cavity Mediastinum
An abnormal or extra heart sound caused by a malfunctioning heart valve Heart murmur
Receives blood from the lungs byway of four pulmonary veins Left Atrium
Has a thin wall, pumps blood to the lungs through the pulmonary artery Right ventricle
Created by: blood guy