5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- pulmonary circuit
- inferior vena cava
- ligamentum arteriosum
- a There are three layers of the heart. The bulk of the wall of the heart; made up of cardiac muscle tissue and contracts (pumps) the heart. Middle layer.
- b Vein that brings blood back to the heart from the lower body.
- c A small fibrous band that is a remnant of fetal circulation on the heart. It surrounds the SVC and the aorta.
- d Which ventricle is thicker, the right or the left?
- e What is the name of the CIRCUIT of the right side of the heart?
5 Multiple choice questions
- Muscles that make up the roughened wall of the right atrium.
- Three-cusped valve that guards the opening of the large artery where the pulmonary trunk rises.
- Chambers in the heart that receive blood (we mammals have 2 of these).
- Cells in the myocardium that initiate impulses around the heart; also known as the Cardiac Conducting System
- The largest artery in the body; takes blood to the entire body.
5 True/False questions
aortic semilunar valve → Three-cusped valve that guards the opening of the large artery where the pulmonary trunk rises.
mediastinum → What is the name of the area the heart is located in?
vagus and phrenic nerves → Fibers that attach papillary muscles to flaps of ventricles.
endocardium → The innermost layer of the heart; it is a single layer of squamous epithelium called 'endothelium" and is continuous with the lining of the blood vessels.
pericardial cavity → What is the name of the sac that covers the heart?