A&P LAB #30 Anatomy of the Heart
location of the heart in the thorax
superior heart chambers
inferior heart chambers
'anterooms' of the heart
equals cardiac muscle
provide nutrient blood to the heart muscle
lining of the heart chambers
actual 'pumps' of the heart
drains blood into the right atrium
The heart is enclosed in a double-wall sac called?
how many chambers is the heart divided into?
T or F
Blood flows through the heart in one direction - from the atria to the venticles.
what is the name of the two receiving chambers of the heart?
The left ventricle discharges blood into the ....., from which all systemic arteries of the body diverge to supply the body tissues.
The right atrioventricular valve, or .........., prevents backflow into the right atrium when the right ventricle is contracting.
The heart serves as a double pump. The (right or left) side serves as the pulmonary circulation pump, shunting carbon dioxide-rich blood to the lungs.
The functional blood supply of the heart itself is provided by the?
Two microscopic features of cardiac cells that help distinguish them from other types of muscle cells are branching and?
n the heart, the (right or left) ventricle has thicker walls and a bascially circular cavity shape.
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