Semester 3

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Semester 3
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2013-08-26 17:32:58
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  1. The heart is located where?
    Mediastinum
  2. Between the parietal and visceral layers of the heart there is what kind of fluid?
    Serous
  3. What is the purpose of serous fluid
    It prevents friction as the heart beats
  4. How many chambers does the heart have?
    Four
  5. The heart is made up of what kind of muscle?
    Myocardium
  6. The heart is lined with what kind of tissue?
    Endocardium
  7. What is the purpose of the endocardium?
    prevents abnormal clotting
  8. The purpose of the coronary vessels
    Circulate oxygenated blood throughout the myocardium and the veins return deoxygenated blood to the right atrium via coronary sinus
  9. The two main coronary arteries are branches of what>
    Ascending aorta
  10. The right atrium receives what kind of blood?
    deoxygenated blood via the IVC, and SVC
  11. The valve in between the right atrium and right ventricle?
    Tricuspid
  12. What does the tricuspid valve prevent?
    backflow of blood during ventricle systole (contraction)
  13. Where does the right ventricle pump blood to?
    To the pulmonary artery
  14. The valve between the pulmonary artery and the right ventricle is called?
    Pulmonary semilunar valve
  15. What kind of blood does the left atrium receive?
    Oxygenated blood
  16. The valve between the left atrium and left ventricle?
    Mitral valve
  17. Mitral valve prevents what?
    Backflow of blood during ventriclar systole (contraction)
  18. The left ventricle pumps blood to through ___ to the _____ by way of?
    aortic semilunar valve, body, aorta

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