5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- chordae tendineae
- coronary sinus
- a A collection of veins joined together to form a large vessel that collects and brings blood to the right atria after the heart muscle itself is supplied.
- b Fibers that attach papillary muscles to flaps of ventricles.
- c What is the name of the area the heart is located in?
- d The innermost layer of the heart; it is a single layer of squamous epithelium called 'endothelium" and is continuous with the lining of the blood vessels.
- e The largest artery in the body; takes blood to the entire body.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The outermost layer of the wall of the heart and is the visceral layer of the serous pericardium (a single layer of flattened epithelium).
- Veins, in general, that return blood used up by the heart itself to the right atrium of the heart.
- Where does the base (the top) of the heart point to?
- After birth, what does the DUCTUS ARTERIOSUS become?
- Cells in the myocardium that initiate impulses around the heart; also known as the Cardiac Conducting System
5 True/False questions
trabeculae carneae → Branching ridges of cardiac muscle that form the internal surface of the ventricles.
aortic semilunar valve → Three-cusped valve that guards the opening of the large artery where the pulmonary trunk rises.
pulmonary circuit → What is the name of the CIRCUIT of the right side of the heart?
ligamentum venosum → A small fibrous band that is a remnant of fetal circulation on the heart. It surrounds the SVC and the aorta.
pulmonary veins → Vessels that bring blood from the lungs into the left atrium.