Anatomy Structures

Created by mehrennaghmi 

Upgrade to
remove ads

18 terms

Right Atrium

Receives deoxygenated blood from the superior and inferior vena cava and pumps it into the right ventricle

Left Atrium

To pass oxygenated blood from the pulmonary veins into the left ventricle

Right Ventricle

Receives blood from the right atrium and then transports the blood to the pulmonary artery

Left Ventricle

Receives oxygenated blood from the left atrium and pumps it into the aorta

Right Coronary Artery

Network of blood vessels that carry oxygen and nutrient-rich blood to the cardiac muscle tissue

Aorta

The body's largest artery. Takes oxygenated blood from the left ventricle to the body

Pulmonary Artery

Carry deoxygenated blood from heart to lungs

Superior Vena Cava

Brings de-oxygenated blood from parts of the body higher than the heart and returns the blood to the right atrium

Inferior Vena Cava

Receiving blood from the lower extremities and then pumping that blood to the right atrium of the heart.

Interventricular Septum

muscular wall that separates the left and right ventricles of the heart. With the use of the septum all the blood going round the body has been freshly oxygenated

Myocardium

thick middle layer of the heart that forms the bulk of the heart wall and contracts as the organ beats

Epicardium

it prevents chaffing of the heart and damaging its tissues by providing an additional layer of protective tissue and lubricating fluid called serous fluid.

Mitral Valve

It regulates blood flow from the upper left chamber (left atrium) into the lower left chamber (left ventricle), the heart's main pumping chamber.

Tricuspid Valve

ensures that blood flows from the right atrium to the right ventricle by closing an prevented back flow during ventricle systole

Chordae Tendineae

1 )bring right ventricular walls closer together during contraction.
2) pull the semilunar valves open to allow ventricular ejection.
3) pull the AV Valves open during atriole systole.

Papillary Muscle

Necessary for the integrity of mitral and tricuspid valve apparatus. They help in the closure and opening of the above said valves during myocardial contractility.

Aortic Semilunar Valve

Prevents blood flowing back into the heart from the arteries.

Pulmonary Semilunar Valve

Prevents backflow of blood from the pulmonary trunk (artery) into the right ventricle

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

NEW! Voice Recording

Click the mic to start.

Create Set