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  The Circulatory System is made up of ?

   The heart is enclosed by the?

The Pericardium is made up of ___ Parts.

What is the F______ Pericardium?

What is the S_______ pericardium?

  Explain the Histology of the Fibrous Pericardium

  Explain the Serous pericardium’s Histology, and 3 special sections of it.

The Heart Wall is made up of __ parts, What are their names and Histology of each.

What are the 4 Chamber of the Heart and the septum between each?

  What is the function of the ____ or AVs?

What are their names and location? Does one have a second name?

Explain how AVs work. When you explain, use words Papillary Muscles, Chor____ _____, and C_____.

What is a Semilunar valve? Name 2. Location and Function?

Explain the process of the Semilunar valves, describe what they look like and when they are open.

Coronary Circulation has arteries (name 2) and Sinuses (name 3). What is the main sinus that the 3 drain into?

Where do the Coronary arteries go off the heart, and where do the coronary sinuses go into the heart?

The cardiac cycle is a repeating pattern of ______ and ___________. What are the 2 names given to these patterns?

Explain the process of the Cardiac cycle. # 7 main steps.

What do we call the way the heart beats?  The C_______ S_______ of the ______.

Does the heart initiate its own heart beat or is it initiated by our nervous system?

What do we mean by myogenetic or auto-rhythmicity?

What are pacemaker cells?

Where is the SA or ____________ node located?

How many times per minute does the heart beat and who controls it?

During the Conductive System of the Heart, There are 5 items that will work, one after the other, what are they?

  Where is the SA node located?

Where is the AV node located/

Where is the Bundle of His or ______________ located?

Where are the B________ branches located?

Where are the P__________ F_____ located?

The Heart Rate is controlled by _________ via ___________.

What system and nerve increases the rate of the heart rate, and what is the direction of the nerve innervation?

What system and nerve decreases the rate of the heart and what is the direction of the nerve innervation?

What are the 5 functions of Blood?

What is blood made of and its percents?

What are the solutes in Plasma? (hint: Plasma is HIP)

What is hemopoiesis?

What are RBCs, WBCs?

Where are blood cells formed prenatally?

Where does hemopoiesis occur after birth?

Describe  5 things about erythrocytes including life span

How does erythropoiesis occur?

What is the normal count of WBC?

How are Leucocytes Classified?

Name 3 Granulocytes and their percents. (hint for all leucocytes: Never Let My Engine Blow, 60, 30, 8, 3, 0

Which WBC does Diapedesis?

Which WBC mediates inflammatory response with histamine and Heparin?

Which WBC has increased phagocytic complexes during allergic/parasitic reactions?

What is a Monocytes and how long does it live?

What is a lymphocyte and how long does it live, what does it do?

What are Thrombocytes?

Blood Vessels:  What is their function?

What are the 3 layers of blood vessel walls?

The adventia externa is what tissue?

The Tunica media is what histology?

What is the histology of endothelium/tunica interna?

What ar the 3 classes of blood vessels?

Who carries blood away from the heart? To the Heart?

What are the smallest 3 vessels?

Describe a large artery

Describe a small artery

Arterioles have what histology and what system innervates them?

Capillaries main function?

Venules merge to form? Some veins contain _____, and what muscle helps move blood?

Explain blood flow in Systemic circulation. (8)

What is the function of Systemic circulation?

What is the function of Pulmonary function?

Explain the blood flow in pulmonary circulation.(9)

What is the name of the system that returns blood from gastrointestinal organs?

Does blood pass thru 6 capillary beds between the time it leaves the heart until it returns to the heart? How many? Why?

What does the liver filter out?

What 3 veins join the Hepatic Portal Vein?

What does the Inferior mesenteric vein drain?

What does the splenic vein drain?

 What does the superior mesenteric vein drain?

What is the function of Hepatic veins?

What are the capillaries of the liver called?


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