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Left Atrium
Recieves oxygenated blood from the pulmonary veins.
Right Atrium
Recieves deoxygenated blood from superior and inferior vena cava.
Auricle
Expandable extension of the atrium.
Fossa Ovalis
Where the foramen ovale was in embryonic development. In the interatrial septum.
Pectinate Muscles
Muscular ridges that extend along the inner surface of the right auricle.
Interatrial Septum
Separates left and right atrium.
Sinoatrial Node
(Cardiac pacemaker) In the posterior wall of right atrium, near the end of superior vena cava.
Coronary Sulcus
Marks the border between the atria and ventricles.
Left Ventricle
Recieves oxygenated blood from the left atrium.
Right Ventricle
Recieves deoxygenated blood from the right atrium.
Conus Atreriosus
In the right ventricle, leads to the pulmonary semilunar valve.
Papillary Muscles
Muscular projections on ventricular surface.
Interventricular Septum
Separates left and right ventricles.
Trabeculae Carnae
Irregular folds on inner surface of right ventricle.
Bicuspid Valve
(Mitral Valve) Separates the left atrium from the left ventricle.
Tricuspid Valve
Separates the right atrium from the right ventricle.
Chordae Tendinae
Bundles of collagen fibers that are attached to the cuspid valves.
Aortic Semilunar Valve
Separates the left ventricle from the aorta.
Pulmonary Semilunar Valve
Separates the right ventricle from the pulmonary trunk.
Endocardium
Inner surface of the heart, including the valves. Made of simple squamous epithelium.
Myocardium
Multiple interlocking layers of cardiac muscle tissue, with blood vessels and nerves.
Pericardium
Lines the pericardial cavity.
Pulmonary Trunk
Recieves deoxygenated blood from the right ventricle.
Ligamentum Arteriosum
Ligament that attaches the aortic arch to the pulmonary trunk.
Pulmonary Atreries
Takes deoxygenated blood from the plumonary trunk to the lungs to become oxygenized.
Pulmonary Veins
Takes oxygenated blood from the lungs to the left atrium.
Left Coronary Artery
Supplies blood to most of left ventricle, part of right ventricle, most of left atrium and 2/3 of interventricular septum.
Anterior Interventricular Artery
Runs along the anterior surface within the anterior interventricular sulcus.
Circumflex Branch
Curves to the left within the coronary sulcus.
Right Coronary Artery
Branches off the ascending aorta and passes between the auricle and the pulmonary trunk.
Marginal Branch
Branches of the right coronary artery.
Posterior Interventricular Branch
Runs toward the apex within the posterior interventricular sulcus.
Anterior Cardiac Vein
Drains the anterior surface of the right ventricle and empty directly into the right atrium.
Coronary Sinus
Lies in the posterior portion of the coronary sulcus.
Great Cardiac Vein & Middle Cardiac Vein
Collect blood from smaller veins and deliver it to the coronary sinus.
Small Cardiac Vein
Receives blood from the posterior surfaces of the right atrium and ventricle.
Ascending Aorta (Artery)
Begins at the aortic valve of the left ventricle and carries blood towards the head.
Aortic Arch (Artery)
Connects the ascending aorta with the descending aorta.
Brachiocephalic (Artery)
Helps deliver blood to the head, neck, shoulders and upper limbs.
Abdominal Aorta (Artery)
Delivers blood to all abdominopelvic organs and structures.
Celiac Trunk (Artery)
Delivers blood to the liver, stomach, esophagus, gallbladder, duodenum, pancreas and spleen. Divides into 3 branches.
Common Iliac (Artery)
Carries blood to the pelvis and lower limbs.
Inferior Mesenteric (Artery)
Delivers blood to the terminal portions of the colon and the rectum.
Superior Mesenteric (Artery)
Carries blood to the pancreas, duodenum, small intestine and most of the large intestine.
Renal (Artery)
Supply blood to the kidneys and suprarenal glands.
Gonadal (Artery)
Originate between superior and inferior mesenteric arteries, supply blood to the testes and scrotum in men, or to the ovaries, fallopian tubes and uterus in women.
Femoral (Artery)
Delivers blood to the ventral and lateral regions of the skin and deep muscles of the thigh.
Popliteal (Artery)
Formed from the femoral artery. Supplies blood to the knee and lower leg.
External Iliac (Artery)
Supplies blood to the lower limbs.
Internal Iliac (Artery)
Enters the pelvic cavity and supplies blood to the urinary bladder, internal & external walls of pelvis, external genitalia and medial side of the thigh.
Common Carotid (Artery)
Supplies blood to the head. Can be felt on either side of the windpipe.
Descending Aorta (Artery)
Delivers blood to lower portion of the body.
External Carotid (Artery)
Supplies blood to the structures of the neck, pharynx, esophagus, larynx, lower jaw and face.
Internal Carotid (Artery)
Delivers blood to the brain.
Pulmonary Trunk (Artery)
Delivers blood to the pulmonary veins, where it goes to the lungs to become oxygenized.
Pulmonary Arteries
Carry blood from the lungs to the left artium.
Subclavian (Artery)
Deliver blood to the head, neck, shoulders and upper limbs.
Vertebral (Artery)
Provides blood to the brain and spinal cord.
Axillary (Artery)
Supplies blood to the muscles of the pectoral region and axilla.
Brachial (Artery)
Supplies blood to the upper limb.
Radial (Artery)
Supplies blood to the forearm.
Ulnar (Artery)
Supplies blood to the forearm.
Common Iliac (Vein)
Drains blood from pelvis.
Superior Vena Cava (Vein)
Receives blood from the tissues and organs of the head, neck, chest, shoulders and upper limbs.
Internal Jugular Vein
Descends parallel to common carotid. Drains blood from the head.
Vertebral (Vein)
Drains blood from the cervical spinal cord and posterior surface of the skull.
External Jugular Vein
Drains blood from temporal and maxillary veins.
Axillary (Vein)
Formed from basilic vein, Drains blood from upper arm and pectoral region.
Radial (Vein)
Drains blood from the forearm.
Ulnar (Vein)
Drains blood from the forearm.
Brachial (Vein)
Drains blood from the upper arm.
Cephalic (Vein)
Ascends along radial side of the forearm.
Basilic (Vein)
Ascends along ulnar side of the forearm.
Medial Cubital (Vein)
Lies anterior to the elbow. Vein where blood is mainly drawn from.
Subclavian (Vein)
Drains superior part of body.
Brachiocephalic (Vein)
Receives blood from the vertebral vein.
Azygos Vein
Major contributor to superior vena cava. Receives blood from intercostals, esophagus and chest muscles.
Inferior Vena Cava (Vein)
Collects blood from organs and structures inferior to diaphragm.
Great Saphenous Vein
Drains the dorsal venous arch.
Internal Iliac Vein
Drains the pelvic organs.
Brachial (Vein)
Drains blood from the upper arm.
Cephalic (Vein)
Ascends along radial side of the forearm.
Basilic (Vein)
Ascends along ulnar side of the forearm.
Medial Cubital (Vein)
Lies anterior to the elbow. Vein where blood is mainly drawn from.
Subclavian (Vein)
Drains superior part of body.
Brachiocephalic (Vein)
Receives blood from the vertebral vein.
Azygos Vein
Major contributor to superior vena cava. Receives blood from intercostals, esophagus and chest muscles.
Inferior Vena Cava (Vein)
Collects blood from organs and structures inferior to diaphragm.
Great Saphenous Vein
Drains the dorsal venous arch.
Internal Iliac Vein
Drains the pelvic organs.