Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/14

Click to flip

14 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
Where is the pulmonary trunk?
the pulmonary trunk branches from the right ventricle
What is the function of the pulmonary trunk?
branches out into pulmonary arteries which take blood to the lungs
Where are atrioventricular valves?
between the atria and the ventricles
What do atrioventicular valves do when open?
blood flows to the ventricles from the atria b/c of greater blood pressure in the atria
What do atrioventicular valves do when closed?
the valves prevent blood from flowing from the ventricles to the atria
Where are the chordae tendineae found?
by the atrioventricular valves
What is the function of the chordae tendineae?
to insure atrioventricular valves don't invert during ventricle contractions
What are chordae tendineaes made of?
tendon like structures of protien
What are semi-lunar valves?
valves whose flaps resemble half moons
Where are semi-lunar valves?
between the r. ventricle and the pulmonary trunk
between the l. ventricle and the atora
The pulmonary semilunar valve
Where it is:
What it does:
-lies between the r. ventricle and the pulmonary trunk
-blood flows out of the r. ventricle but not back into it
The atoric semilunar valve
Where it is:
What it does:
-lies between the l. ventricle and the atora
-blood flow from the l. xentricle to the atora
Where is the septum found?
between the right and the left sides of the heart
What is the function of the septum?
to separate the pulmonary and the systematic circuits