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PERICARDIUM
SAC SURROUNDING THE HEART, PART OF THE HEART WALL
FUNCTION:PROTECTION
EPICARDIUM
OUTERMOST LAYER OF HEART TISSUE
FUNCTION:HOLDS IN PERICARDIAL FLUID
MYOCARDIUM
SECOND LAYER OF THE HEART WALL
FUNCTION:MUSCULAR TISSUE
ENDOCARDIUM
INNERMOST LAYER OF THE HEART WALL
FUNCTION:HOLDS THE CHAMBERS AND VALVES OF THE HEART
RIGHT ATRIUM
UPPER PART OF THE RIGHT CHAMBER OF THE HEART
LARGEST ARTERY OF THE BODY:ARTERY THROUGH WHICH BLOOD EXITS THE HEART
AORTA
VALVE BETWEEN THE AORTA AND THE LEFT VENTRICLE
AORTIC
A TINY ARTERY CONNECTING TO A CAPILLARY
ARTERIOLE
A THICK-WALLED BLOOD VESSEL THAT, IN SYSTEMIC CIRCULATION, CARRIES OXYGENATED BLOOD AWAY FROM THE HEART
ARTERY
BUNDLE OF FIBERS IN THE INTERVENTRICULAR SEPTUM THAT TRANSFERS CHARGES IN THE HEART'S CONDUCTION SYSTEM; ALSO CALLED BUNDLE OF HIS
ATRIOVENTRICULAR
SPECIALIZED PART OF THE INTERATRIAL SEPTUM THAT SENDS A CHARGE TO THE BUNDLE OF HIS
ATRIOVENTRICULAR (AV) NODE
ONE OF TWO VALVES THAT CONTROL BLOOD FLOW BETWEEN THE ATRIA AND VENTRICLES
ATRIOVENTRICULAR VALVE
EITHER OF THE TWO UPPER CHAMBERS OF THE HEART
ATRIUM
ATRIOVENTRICULAR VALVE ONF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE HEART
BICUSPID VALVE
ESSENTIAL FLUID MADE UP OF PLASMA AND OTHER ELEMENTS THAT CIRCULATES THROUGHOUT THE BODY; DELIVERS NUTRIENTS TO AND REMOVES WASTE FROM THE BODY'S CELLS
BLOOD
MEASURE OF THE FORCE OF BLOOD SURGING AGAINST THE WALLS OF THE ARTERIES
BLOOD PRESSURE
ANY OF THE TUBULAR PASSAGEWAYS IN THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM THROUGH WHICH BLOOD TRAVELS
BLOOD VESSEL
A TINY BLOOD VESSEL THAT FORMS THE EXCHANGE POINT BETWEEN THE ARTERIAL AND VENOUS BLOOD
CAPILLARY
WASTE MATERIAL TRANSPORTED IN THE VENOUS BLOOD
CARBON DIOXIDE (CO2)
REPEATED CONTRACTION AND RELAXATION FO THE HEART AS IT CIRCULATED BLOOD WITHIN ITSELF AND PUMPS IT OUT TO THE REST OF THE BODY OR THE LUNGS
CARDIAC CYCLE