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5 Matching questions

  1. Cardiac reserve
  2. Right ventricle
  3. Afterload
  4. Mediastinum
  5. Aorta
  1. a The difference between cardiac output when a person is at rest and maximum cardiac output.
  2. b opens into the pulmonary trunk.
  3. c a midline partition of the thoracic cavity that also contains the trachea, esophagus, the thymus, and associated structures.
  4. d is the pressure the contracting left ventricle must produce to overcome the pressure in the aorta and move blood into the aorta.
  5. e is an artery that exits the heart, carries blood from the left ventricle to the body

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Abnormally high systemic blood pressure. Affects about 1/5 of the U.S. population.
  2. The AV valve between the right atrium and right ventricle has 3 cusps.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. can be heard in some normal people, particularly those who are thin and young.

5 True/False questions

  1. Fibrous PericardiumA thin, transparent, inner layer of simple squamous epithelium.


  2. Small Cardiac Veindrains the right margin of the heart.


  3. Left ventricleopens into the aorta.


  4. Pulmonary Circulationcarries blood to the lungs and returns it to the left side of the heart.


  5. Pericardium/ Pericardial sacthe part of the serous pericardium lining the fibrous pericardium.


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