5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Cardiac reserve
- Right ventricle
- a The difference between cardiac output when a person is at rest and maximum cardiac output.
- b opens into the pulmonary trunk.
- c a midline partition of the thoracic cavity that also contains the trachea, esophagus, the thymus, and associated structures.
- d is the pressure the contracting left ventricle must produce to overcome the pressure in the aorta and move blood into the aorta.
- e is an artery that exits the heart, carries blood from the left ventricle to the body
5 Multiple choice questions
- Abnormally high systemic blood pressure. Affects about 1/5 of the U.S. population.
- The AV valve between the right atrium and right ventricle has 3 cusps.
- is an instrument, placed beneath the skin, equipped with an electrode that extends to the heart and provides an electrical stimulus at a set frequency.
- is medial to the opening of the superior vena cava. Mass of specialized cardiac muscle fibers; acts as the "pacemaker" of the cardiac conduction system.
- can be heard in some normal people, particularly those who are thin and young.
5 True/False questions
Fibrous Pericardium → A thin, transparent, inner layer of simple squamous epithelium.
Small Cardiac Vein → drains the right margin of the heart.
Left ventricle → opens into the aorta.
Pulmonary Circulation → carries blood to the lungs and returns it to the left side of the heart.
Pericardium/ Pericardial sac → the part of the serous pericardium lining the fibrous pericardium.