Blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart.
Blood vessels that carry blood back to the heart.
pH between 7.35 to 7.45.
Disorder that results from the incompatibility of a fetus with an Rh-positive blood factor and a mother who is Rh negative, causing red blood cell destruction in the fetus; this condition necessitates a blood transfusion to save the fetus.
The smallest blood vessels which connect the smallest arteries with the smallest veins.
Normal blood pressure for a healthy adult.
A specialized bit of heart tissue that controls the heartbeat.
Picks up electrical impulse from the SA node and causes ventricles to contract, causing blood to move into arteries
Bundle of His
A bundle of modified heart muscle that transmits the cardiac impulse from the atrioventricular node to the ventricles causing them to contract.
"Heart strings" are tiny white collagenic cords that anchor the cusps to the ventricular walls. They originate from the papillary muscles.
The blood pressure during that part of the heartbeat when the hearts venticles are relaxing.
The blood pressure during that part of the heartbeat when the heart's ventricles are contracted and the blood is being pushed out into the arteries.