5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Parietal Pericardium
- Venous return
- Chordae tendineae
- Cardioinhibituary center
- a Tendinous strands running from the papillary muscles to the atrioventricular valves. The papillary muscles are attatched by thin, strong connective tissue strings.
- b The part that decreases heart rate.
- c the part of the serous pericardium lining the fibrous pericardium.
- d direct connections, either between branches of a given artery or between branches of different arteries. Natural communication, direct or indirect, between 2 blood vessels or other tubular structures.
- e is the amount of blood returning to the heart from the systemic circulation.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- on the surface of the heart.
- the larger, flat part at the opposite end of the heart; the flat portion directed posteriorly and superiorly.
- 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.
- The term dicrotic means- double-beating; when increased pressure caused by recoil is large, a double-pulse can be felt. It is also called the incisura.
- Causes dilation of all the veins and arteries, including coronary arteries, without an increase in heart rate or stroke.
5 True/False Questions
Fibrous Pericardium → a tough, fibrous connective tissue outer layer.
Heart Transplant → is a surgical procedure in which the heart of a recently decreased donor is transplanted to the recipient, and the recipient's diseased heart is removed.
Systole → To help prevent future blockage, a metal-mesh tube is inserted into the vessel.
Myocardial infarction → results when a prolonged lack of blood flow to a part of the cardiac muscle leads to a lack of oxygen and ultimately cellular death.
Pericardial fluid → The space between the visceral and parietal pericardium, is filled with a thin layer of serous pericardial fluid.