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Myocardial Ischemia
A reversible condition caused by a temporary deficiency in the supply of oxygen to the myocardium due to narrowing of the vessel.
Myocardial infarction
is an irreversible condition leading to death of a portion of the myocardium caused by total occlusion of a coronary artery.
Three types of vessels?
Arteries, capillaries,and veins
Arteries
Carries oxygen blood away from heart


arteries-arterioles-capillaries
Veins
carries deoxygenated blood toward the heart
Pericardium
The sac the heart is contained in
The heart's three tissue layers.
Endocardium,myocardium,and epicardium
Endocardium
a serous membrane that lines the four chambers of the heart and its valves and is countinuous with the arteries and veins
myocardium
The muscular layer of the heart
Epicardium
The outermost layer of the heart.
Four Chambers of the heart.
Right atrium, Right ventricle, Left atrium, and Left ventricle.