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what is fibrous pericardium made of?
dense irregular connective tissue
fibrous pericardium attaches to the diaphrahgm. t or f
true
what anchors the heart in the mediastinum?
fibrous pericardium
which is deeper, serous or fibrous pericardium?
serous (forms a double layer around the heart)
what is another name for the right atrioventricular valve?
tricuspid valve
the cusps of the tricuspid valve are connected to what?
cordae tendineae
what removes excess cholesterol from the body and transports it to the liver
HDL
the left side of the heart is the pump for the ___________ circulation
systemic
the left ventricle ejects blood into the ....
aorta
what do heart valves do...
they prevent backflow of blood within the heart
oxygenated blood enters the ....... atrium from the .......... veins and exits through the bicuspid valve.
left atrium
pulmonary veins
the ....... ventricle pumps oxygenated blood through the aortic valve into the arota
left ventricle
the right ventricle receives blood from the .........
right atrium
where does the superior vena cava receive blood
the right atrium
how does blood exit the right atrium
through the tricuspid valve
what is the myocardium composed of
cardiac muscle tissue
what three layers make up the wall of the heart
epicardium - visceral layer of the serous pericardium
myocardium
endocardium
what is the membrane that surrounds and protects the heart?
pericardium
where is the heart located...
mediastinum
periostium
epithelium
mediastinum
what side of the heart is the pump for pulmonary circulation
the right side