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Sheep Heart Dissection Lab

Terms from our Sheep heart dissection lab. Use to study for quiz!
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Right Atrium
The part of the heart where blood from the Vena Cava enters the heart.
Septum
The structure that separates the left and right sides of the heart.
Pulmonary Artery
The blood vessel that leaves the right ventricle of the heart with deoxygenated blood, taking it to the lungs so carbon dioxide can be expelled.
Aorta
The largest arterial blood vessel that leaves the heart through the left ventricle with oxygenated blood.
Left Ventricle
The part of the heart that has the thickest muscle wall which is responsible for pumping oxygenated blood to all parts of the body.
Pericardium
The fibrous sac that surrounds the heart.
Semi-lunar Valve
The type of valve that is at the exit of both ventricles.
Vena Cava
The largest vein that enters the Right Atrium while carrying deoxygenated blood.
Apex
The name of the bottom pointed region of the heart.
Lungs
Important structure in the circulatory system, responsible for the exchange of gases, whereby the Pulmonary Artery brings deoxygentated blood to the lungs and the Pulmonary Vein sends oxygenated blood from the lungs.
Smooth
The texture of the inside of the heart.
Left Atrium
The place at which Pulmonary Veins, carrying oxygenated blood, enters the heart.
Vein
Blood vessels that leave capillary beds. All veins return blood.
Artery
The type of blood vessel that leaves the right ventricle. All arteries send blood away.
Pulmonary Vein
The blood vessel that carries oxygenated blood to the heart.
AV node
One of the three structures in the heart that control the heart beat rhythm.
SA node
One of the three structures in the heart that control the heart beat rhythm.
Bundle of His
One of the three structures in the heart that control the heart beat rhythm.