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Practical #1 Spring 2012

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Prevents backflow of blood into the left atrium
bicuspid or mitral valve
Prevents backflow of blood into the right atrium
tricuspid valve
Middle portion of the heart wall
myocardium
lines the interior of the heart
endocardium
outer layer of the heart wall
Epicardium or visceral pericardium
Universal recipient
AB+
Universal Donor
O-
Hematocrit percent for males
40-54%
Hematocrit percent for females
37-47%
Receives deoxygenated blood from the vena cava and coronary sinus
right atrium
receives oxygenated blood from the pulmonary veins
left atrium
Partition between the right and left ventricles
IV septum
strands of fibrous tissue attaching valve cusps to the inner wall of the ventricles
chordae tendineae
portion of the ventricular wall to which chordae tendineae are attached
papillary muscles
prevents backflow of blood into the left ventricle
aortic semilunar valve
Chamber with the thickest walls, it also pumps blood into the aorta
left ventricle
pumps blood into the pulmonary trunk
right ventricle
prevents backflow of blood into the right ventricle
pulmonary semilunar valve