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Section 1

Question Answer
aortalargest artery in the body
apex of the heartlower tip of the heart
arteriolesmall artery
atrioventricular bundyle (bundle of his)specialized muscle fibers connecting atria with ventricles and transmitting pulses between them
atriumone of two upper chambers of the heart
capillarysmallest blood vessel
carbon dioxide (co2)gase released by body cells, transported via veins to heart, then lungs for exhalation
coronary arteriesblood vessels that branch from the aorta and carry oxygen rich blood to heart
deoxygenated bloodblood that is oxygen poor
diastolerelaxation phase of the heartbeat
electrocardiogramrecord of the electricity glowing through the heart
endocardiuminer lining of hte heart
endotheliuminnermost lining of blood vessels
mitral valvevalve between the left atrium and the left ventricle; aka bicuspid valve
murmerabnormal swishing sound caused by malfunctioning valves in the heart

Section 2

Question Answer
myocardiummuscular middle layer of the heart
normal sinus rhythmheart rhythm between 50-100 bpm
oxygengas that tenters blood through the lungs and travels to the heart to be pumped to all body cells
pacemaker (SA node)special nervous tissue in the right atrium that begins the heartbeat
pericardiumdouble-layered membrane surrounding the heart
pulmonary arteryartery carrying oxygen-poor blood from the heart to the lungs
pulmonary circulationflow of blood from the heart to the lungs and back to the heart
pulmonary valvevalve positioned between the rt ventricle and pulmonary artery
pulmonary veinone of two pairs of vessels carrying oxygenated blood from the lungs to left atrium
pulsebeat of the heart as felt thorugh walls of arteries
septumpartition dividing a cavity ie-atrium and ventricles
SA nodepacemaker of the heart
sphygmomanometerinstrument to measure blood pressure
systemic circulationflow of blood from from body tissue to the heart and then from heart back to body tissue
systolecontraction phase of the heartbeat
tricuspid valvebetween right atrium and rt ventricle
veinthin walled vessel that carries blood from body tissues and lungs back to the heart
vena cavalargest vein in the body, return blood to rt atrium of heart
ventricleone of two lower chanbers of the heart
venulesmall vein

Section 3