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Chapter 21 Cardio
The heart is located where?
Between the parietal and visceral layers of the heart there is what kind of fluid?
What is the purpose of serous fluid
It prevents friction as the heart beats
How many chambers does the heart have?
The heart is made up of what kind of muscle?
The heart is lined with what kind of tissue?
What is the purpose of the endocardium?
prevents abnormal clotting
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
The two main coronary arteries are branches of what>
The right atrium receives what kind of blood?
deoxygenated blood via the IVC, and SVC
The valve in between the right atrium and right ventricle?
What does the tricuspid valve prevent?
backflow of blood during ventricle systole (contraction)
Where does the right ventricle pump blood to?
To the pulmonary artery
The valve between the pulmonary artery and the right ventricle is called?
Pulmonary semilunar valve
What kind of blood does the left atrium receive?
The valve between the left atrium and left ventricle?
Mitral valve prevents what?
Backflow of blood during ventriclar systole (contraction)
The left ventricle pumps blood to through ___ to the _____ by way of?
aortic semilunar valve, body, aorta