5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Inferior Vena Cava
- Midclavicular line
- Pulmonary Arteries
- relative refractory period
- Dicrotic notch
- a Vein that returns blood from the lower limbs, and the greater part of the pelvic and abdominal organs to the right atrium.
- b branches from the pulmonary trunk, which carry blood to the lungs, where carbon dioxide is released and oxygen is picked up.
- c a perpendicular line that extends down from the middle of the clavicle.
- d The cell is sensitive to stimulation, but a greater stimulation than normal is required to cause an action potential. Portion of the action potential following the absolute refraction period during which another action potential can be produced with a greater-than-threshold stimulus strength.
- e The term dicrotic means- double-beating; when increased pressure caused by recoil is large, a double-pulse can be felt. It is also called the incisura.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Allow cytoplasm to flow freely between cells, resulting in areas of low electrical resistance between the cells.
- can be heard in some normal people, particularly those who are thin and young.
- is relaxation of the arterial myocardium.
- is any part of the heart other than the SA node that generates a heartbeat.
- thick-walled, form the anterior and inferior parts of the heart.
5 True/False questions
Cardiac assistance → involves temporarily implanting a mechanical device that assists the heart in pumping blood.
Coronary Sulcus → runs obliquely around the heart, separating the atria from the ventricles.
Aortic Semilunar Valve → is located in the aorta.
Mediastinum → a midline partition of the thoracic cavity that also contains the trachea, esophagus, the thymus, and associated structures.
Parietal Pericardium → ( epicardium) the part covering the heart surface.