Heart valve, conduction and sounds (All)

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  1. thromb/o
    blood clot
  2. electr/o
  3. -us
    condition, structure
  4. -genesis
    producing, forming
  5. cusps
    open and permit blood flow through and seal shut to prevent backflow
  6. mitral valve murmur
    incompetent or faulty mitral valve
  7. Sinoatrial node
    • initiates heartbeat
    • generated by the pacemaker causes the atrial walls to contract and forces the flow of blood into the ventricles
  8. atrioventricular
    pertaining to the atrium and ventricles
  9. electrical
    pertaining to electricity
  10. atrial
    pertaining to the atrium
  11. bundle of His
    bundle of specialized fibers that receives impulses from the AV node and transmits those impulses to the right and left bundle branches
  12. Purkinje fibers
    brings impulse to the rest of the ventricular myocardium and causes ventricular contraction
  13. contraction
    the shortening and thickening of functioning muscle or muscle fiber
  14. cardiac cycle
    events of one complete heartbeat
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Heart valve, conduction and sounds (All)
Heart valve, conduction and sounds
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