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5 Matching questions

  1. pulmonary circuit
  2. inferior vena cava
  3. left
  4. ligamentum arteriosum
  5. myocardium
  1. 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.
  2. b Vein that brings blood back to the heart from the lower body.
  3. c A small fibrous band that is a remnant of fetal circulation on the heart. It surrounds the SVC and the aorta.
  4. d Which ventricle is thicker, the right or the left?
  5. e What is the name of the CIRCUIT of the right side of the heart?

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Muscles that make up the roughened wall of the right atrium.
  2. Three-cusped valve that guards the opening of the large artery where the pulmonary trunk rises.
  3. Chambers in the heart that receive blood (we mammals have 2 of these).
  4. Cells in the myocardium that initiate impulses around the heart; also known as the Cardiac Conducting System
  5. The largest artery in the body; takes blood to the entire body.

5 True/False questions

  1. aortic semilunar valveThree-cusped valve that guards the opening of the large artery where the pulmonary trunk rises.

          

  2. mediastinumWhat is the name of the area the heart is located in?

          

  3. vagus and phrenic nervesFibers that attach papillary muscles to flaps of ventricles.

          

  4. endocardiumThe 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.

          

  5. pericardial cavityWhat is the name of the sac that covers the heart?