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What is the myocardiaum ?
The myocardium is the middle layer of the heart. It has the ability to generate and conduct electrical impulses.
What is the endocardium ?
The endocardium is the innermost layer of the heart. It lines the chambers.
What is the pericardium ?
The pericardium is the protective sac surrounding the heart.
What are the 4 chambers of the heart ?
right atrium
right ventricle
left atrium
left ventricle
Where is the mitral valve ?
The mitral valve is between the left atrium and left ventricle.
Where is the tricuspid valve ?
The tricuspid valve is between the right atrium and right ventricle.
Where is the aortic valve ?
The aortic valve is between the left ventricle and the aorta.
Where is the pulmonary valve ?
The pulmonary valve is between the right ventricle and pulmonary artery.
Does the right atrium receive oxygenated or deoxygenated blood ?
The right atrium receives deoxygenated blood from the superior and inferior vena cavae.
Does the left atrium receive oxygenated or deoxygenated blood ?
The left atrium receives oxygenated blood from the lungs via the pulmonary veins.
The left ventricle pumps_____
blood to the body via _______.
The left ventricle pumps oxygenated blood to the body via the aorta.
Where does the heart get it's nutrients ?
The heart get it's nutrients from the coronary arteries.
What does the left cornary artery supply ?
left ventricle
interventricular septum
part of the right ventricle
the conduction system
What does the right cornary artery supply ?
part of the right atrium
the right ventricle
part of the conduction system
Where do the coronary arteries originate ?
The coronary arteries originate in the aorta and spread over the heart.