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15 Cards in this Set

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The chamber of the heart with the thickest mycardium is the
left ventricle
The phase of heart contraction is called the
The phase of heart relaxation is the
cardiac output equals
stroke volume times heart rate
In auscultation, the lubb represents closing of the SL valves and the dupp represents closing of the AV valves
The Frank-Starling law equalizes the output of the right and left ventricles and keeps the same volume of blood flowing to both the systemic and pulmonary circulations
What is the correct route of blood through the heart from the systemic circulation?
Right atrium, tricuspid valve, right ventricle, pulmonary SL valve, left atrium, mitral valve, left ventricle, aortic SL valve
What is the correct pathway for conduction of an action potential through the heart?
SA node, AV node, AV bundle, bundle branches, purkinje fibers
When would a murmur due to a stenosis of a semilunar valve be heard?
Between S1 and S2 when the valve should be fully open but is not
Left atrium collects oxygenated blood from the
pulmonary circulation
The right ventricle pumps deoxygenated blood to
the lungs for oxygen
Papillary Muscles
contract and pull on and tighten chordae tendineae preventing the valve cups from everting
Increase blood-holding capacity of the atria
Chordae Tendineae
tendonlike chords connected to the AV valve cusps
The left ventricle pumps oxygenated blood to
all body cells except the air sacs of the lungs