5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Which blood vessels return venous blood to the right atrium?
- What is the term used to describe the severe chest pain that occurs when the myocardium is deprived of oxygen?
- During pregnancy, what happens to the oxygenated blood returned from the placenta via the umbilical vein?
- The condition in which the number of red blood cells increases beyond normal and thus increases blood viscosity is called
- The outer layer of the pericardium is called the
- a angina
- b superior and inferior venae cavae
- c parietal pericardium.
- d It flows into the inferior vena cava.
- e polycythemia.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- left ventricle
- a heart murmur.
- SA node.
- stroke volume and heart rate.
5 True/False Questions
Blood pressure is measured with the aid of an apparatus known as a(n) → sphygmomanometer.
The outermost layer of the larger blood vessels is the → tunica adventitia.
Structures that separate the chambers and permit the flow of blood in one direction only are called → tunica adventitia.
The wall of each chamber is composed of cardiac muscle tissue usually referred to as the → myocardium.
The heart has its own special covering, a lining of two layers of fibrous tissue called the → pericardium.