Circulation and Body Defense c.

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This node also called the "Pacemaker" initiates the heartbeats by generating action potenial at regular intervals??

Sinoarial Node

The second node, located in the interatrial septum and the bottom of the right atrium is called??

Atrioventricular Node

Also know as the "Bundle of His" located at the top of the interventricular septum, has branches that extend to all parts of the ventricular walls??

Atrioventricular Bundle

Also called "Conduction Myofibers", these travel in a branching network throughout the myocardium of the ventricals??

Purkinje Fibers

A normal heart rhythm originating in the SA node is called??

Sinus Rhythm

The slow heart rate of lower then 60 beats/minute is called??

Bradycardia

The heart rate of more then 100 beats/minute is called??

Tachycardia

Changes in the heart rate caused by depth of breathing is called??

Sinus Arrhythmia

Also called "Extrasystole" is the beat that comes before the normal heart beat??

Premature Beat

Abnormal sound caused by any structural change in the heart or vessels is called??

Organic Murmur

Inflammation of the hearts lining??

Endocarditis

Inflammation of the heart muscle??

Myocarditis

Inflammation of the serous membrane on the hearts surface as well as the pericardial sac??

Pericarditis

A condition present at birth in the heart??

Congenital Heart Disease

Disease that involves the walls of the blood vessels that supply the heart muscles??

Coronary Artery Disease

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