Comp 4 Ch 25 Flashcards


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1

The __________ are small vessels that carry deoxygenated blood.

venules

2

What is the name of the valve that is also known as the mitral valve?

Bicuspid

3

What causes a myocardial infarction?

obstruction of blood flow to the heart muscle

4

The purpose of the four valves of the heart is to __________.

ensure one-way blood flow

5

Which part of the cardiac conduction system is located in the wall of the right atrium?

SA nodes

6

The __________ vein is the major vein in the legs.

saphenous

7

The __________ are small vessels that carry oxygenated blood.

anterioles

8

In the clinical setting, blood pressure refers to __________.

arterial pressure

9

Which of following is a membrane that covers the heart?

pericardium

10

Twisted, dilated veins that are usually seen in the legs are called ___________ veins.

varicose

11

Chest pain caused by __________ generally occurs only during body movements.

sore muscles

12

Which of the following is the thickest layer of the heart, which is made up of muscle?

myocarduim

13

Which valve is between the left atrium and left ventricle?

bicuspid

14

Which component of the cardiac conduction system is located between the ventricles and splits into left and right branches?

bundle of his

15

A hardening of the fatty plaque deposits within the arteries is _____________

atherosclerosis

16

What causes a myocardial infarction?

obstruction of blood flow to the heart muscle

17

Venules and arterioles are connected by __________.

capillaries

18

Which of the following are the strongest blood vessels that function to carry blood away from the heart?

arteries

19

Which artery supplies blood to the thigh?

femoral

20

If chest pain follows a meal and increases when the patient bends over, it is generally due to __________.

heartburn

21

Fluid retention can cause swelling, or _____________ in the legs or feet.

edema

22

Which of the following is the thickest layer of the heart, which is made up of muscle?

myocarduim

23

The __________ vein is the major vein in the legs.

Saphenous

24

Which of the following causes of chest pain is heart-related?

Angina