it14spri02.40cardio.txt

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  1. a record or display of a person's heartbeat produced by electrocardiography
    Electrocardiogram
  2. P wave in the ECG represents atrial depolarization, which causes atrial contraction
    P Wave
  3. In electrocardiography, the T wave represents the repolarization of the ventricles
    T Wave
  4. The QRS complex is a name for the combination of three of the graphical deflections seen on a typical electrocardiogram. It is usually the central and most visually obvious part of the tracing
    QRS Complex
  5. the interval between the beginning of the P wave and the beginning of the QRS complex of an electrocardiogram that represents the time between the beginning of the contraction of the atria and the beginning of the contraction of the ventricles
    PQ(r) Interval
  6. each of the tenth pair of cranial nerves, supplying the heart, lungs, upper digestive tract, and other organs of the chest and abdomen
    Vagus Nerve
  7. the cardiac sympathetic nerves, which, when stimulated, accelerate action of the heart
    Accelerator Nerves
  8. one of the body's homeostatic mechanisms for maintaining blood pressure
    Baroreceptor Reflex
  9. coordinates the activity of the autonomic innervation of the heart
    Cardiac Control Center
  10. restraining or inhibiting the movements of the heart.
    Cardio Inhibitory Reflex
  11. a receptor sensitive to changes in pressure.
    Baroreceptors

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