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a&p heart terms
upper chamber of the heart
struture from which chordae tendineae originates
Prevents blood movement from right ventricle to right atrium
double layered membrane around heart
Groove separating left and right pulmonary arteries
Prevent blood movement from left ventricle to left atrium
Gives rise to left and right pulmonary arteries
Drains blood from myocardium into right atrium
Inner lining of the heart chamber
layer largely composed of cardiac muscle tissue
Space containing serous fluid to reduce friction during heartbeats
Drains blood from myocardial capillaries
Supplies blood to heart muscle
Distributes blood to body organs except lungs
Groove separating atrial and ventricular portions of heart