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Also known as the pointed tip
Apex
This is where the vessicles attach
Base
Mesothelium and connective tissue on the surface area of the heart
Epicardium
Muscle. Also has dense connective tissue wovent through it.
Myocardium
squamouns endothelium lining the heart.
Endocardium
Reduced oxygen supply. Weakens but doenst kill muscle. May casue pain (angia pectoris)
Ischemia
Interruption of the blood supply, leads to cell death. may be large (major) or small (minor).
Myocardium Infarction
Unicellular with sacromeres
Cardiac Muscle
Purpose of Intercalated discs
sends the action potentials spread from one cell to the next.
cardiac muscle has a ________ period
refractory
most heart problems are from faulty?
coronary circulation
right and left coronary arteries exit where?
Aorta just past the semilunar valve.
divides the hearts atrium from ventricles.
Coronary sulcus
Divides the right from the left ventricle
Interventricular sulcus
where do the great and middle cardiac lead to cardiac veins dump their blood into?
right atrium