Cardiovascular short quiz

  1. 3 Types of Capillaries
    • Continuous,
    • Fenestrated,
    • Sinusoid
  2. System of Blood Vessels that Carries blood from the Right Ventricle of the Heart to the Lungs and back to the Left Atrium of the Heart
    Pulmonary Circulation
  3. The System of Vessels that carries blood from the Left Ventricle of the Heart to the Tissues of the Body and back to the Right Atrium
    Systemic Circulation
  4. Carries blood away from the Heart
    Arteries
  5. Passes superiorly from the Left Ventricle, Right and Left Coronary Arteries
    Ascending Aorta
  6. Also called Conducting Arteries
    -Elastic Arteries
  7. Thin Transparent layer of the heart wall
    Epicardium
  8. Thin layer of the endothelium overlying a thin layer of connective tissue.
    Endocardium
  9. Makes up about 95% of the Heart and it is responsible for its pumping action
    Myocardium
  10. Four Chambers of the Heart
    • Right Atrium,
    • Left Atrium,
    • Right Ventricle,
    • Left Ventricle
  11. Four Valves of the Heart
    • Pulmonary Semilunar valve,
    • Mitral Valve,
    • Tricuspid Valve,
    • Aortic Semilunar valve
  12. Characteristics of a Cardiac Muscle
    • Striated,
    • Single Nucleus,
    • has Branches,
    • Involuntary,
    • has intercalated disks
  13. It is a record of electrical events in the heart.
    Electrocardiogram
  14. Instrument that is developed to listen to the sounds of the heart and lungs.
    Stethoscope
  15. Relationship between preload and strive volume.
    Starling’s law of the heart
  16. Volume of blood pumped by either ventricle of the heart each minute
    Cardiac Output
  17. Number of times the heart contracts each minute.
    Heart Rate
  18. Mechanisms contained within the heart.
    Intrinsic Regulation
  19. Major veins of the head and the neck
    External and Internal Jugular Veins
  20. Returns blood from the head, neck, thorax and upper limbs to the right atrium of the heart
    Superior Vena Cava
  21. When the ventricle relax, blood pressure in the arteries falls to a minimum value called
    Diastolic Pressure
  22. When the ventricle contract, blood is forced into the arteries, and the pressure reaches the maximum value called
    Systolic Pressure
  23. The standard blood pressure for a resting young adult male for the systolic pressure
    120mm Hg
  24. The normal platelet count per microliter of blood
    250,000-400,000
  25. The normal white blood count for every microliter of blood
    5,000-10,000
  26. Also known as the universal donor
    blood type O
  27. Precursor cells capable of dividing to produce daughter cells that can differentiate into various types of blood cells
    Hemocytoblasts
  28. The normal red blood count for every microliter of blood for females
    4.2 million-5.4 million
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Cardiovascular short quiz
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