Cardiovascular System: Anatomical Terms; Septa and Layers of the Heart

  1. atrium
    upper right and left chambers of the heart
  2. endocardium
    membrane lining the cavities of the heart
  3. epicardium
    membrane forming the outer layer of the heart
  4. interatrial septum
    partition between right and left atrium
  5. interventricular septum
    partition between right and left ventricle
  6. myocardium
    heart muscle
  7. pericardium
    protective sac enclosing the heart composed of two layers with fluid between

    • Includes:
    • - parietal pericardium
    • - pericardial cavity
    • - visceral pericardium
  8. parietal pericardium
    outer layer of the pericardium
  9. pericardial cavity
    fluid-filled cavity between the pericardial layers
  10. visceral pericardium
    layer closest to the heart in the pericardium
  11. ventricle
    lower right and left chambers of the heart
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Cardiovascular System: Anatomical Terms; Septa and Layers of the Heart
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