Layers of the Heart Wall/ Circulation Words 1

  1. superior vena cava
    conveys blood from the upper portion of the body
  2. inferior vena cava
    conveys blood from the lower portion of the body
  3. deoxygenated
    low oxygen content
  4. atrial
    pertaining to the atrium
  5. ventriculotomy
    incision of a ventricle
  6. how to word ending in –um plural?
    drop –um and add –a
  7. flutter
    • arrhythmia in which there is a very rapid but regular rhythm (250-300 bpm) pf the atria or ventricles
    • heart doesn’t have enough time to fill with blood before contraction
    • can progress into fibrillation
  8. atrial flutter
    flutter in the atrium
  9. ventricular flutter
    flutter in the ventricle
  10. fibrillation
    • arrhythmia in which there is a rapid, uncoordinated quivering of the myocardium
    • can affect the atria or ventricles
  11. arrhythmia
    without rhythm
  12. septum
    wall or partition dividing a body space or cavity
  13. interventricular septum
    divides the LV and RV
  14. tachycardia
    rapid heart beat
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Layers of the Heart Wall/ Circulation Words 1
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Layers of the Heart Wall/ Circulation
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