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Diastolic depolarization corresponds to a slow, inward _____ current
Various congenital heart defects are associated with the _______ _________, which initially connects the pulmonary artery and aorta in utero.
Area of the heart with the greatest pressure fluctuation is the?
Standing up suddenly causes blood to pool in the legs; what system is activated to counteract this pooling effect?
Factors affecting contractility have ______ effects.
The cardiogenic mesoderm is formed from _____________ mesoderm.
These are the connective tissue connections that provide structural support to the breast tissue.
Vagal innervation belongs to the _____ nervous system.
The four chambered heart creates two separate circulations: the pulmonary circulation and the _______ circulation.
Progressively lengthening PR intervals leading to a dropped QRS complex is a sign of _________.
The orifice in the septum secondum that allows blood to flow into the left atrium is known as the:
Heart muscle contractions are due to this ion.
If the length of a vessel is increased, resistance will _________.
Blood flow is driven by a _____ gradient created by the heart
____________ ____________ can constrict to cut off blod flow to a capillary bed.
The lead with a positive electrode on the left foot and negative electrodes on the right and left arm is lead:
This is the centermost space in thorax, between the lung pleura.
The process whereby tissue from the right side of the sinus venosus folds in to become incorporated in the wall of the right atrium:
Name a clinical sign of breast cancer.
The only veins in the body that do not drain into the vena cava OR the coronary sinus are the ___________.
A QRS complex that is not preceded by a P wave but is otherwise normal is likely a ________.
Ventricular myocardial cells will _________ during an action potential to around +30 mV.
Phase 3 on a voltage diagram of a ventricular cardiomyocyte correlates to _______.
Pathological murmurs tend to occur during ________ of the cardiac cycle.
Kidneys have a specialized subtype of ___________ capillary.
Lymphatic fluid from the superior right thorax ultimately drains into the ______________.
Putting your stethoscope over the apex of the heart is a good way to listen to the sounds of the _____valve.
This branch of the coronary arteries can develop from either the LCA or RCA, and determines the 'dominance' of the heart.
If a patient becomes dehydrated, his blood may become more viscous and therefore, flow would be ________ turbulent.
Connections between the dorsal and ventral aortae are generally termed _______ _______.
Contraction of ____________ muscles during systole prevents the atrioventricular valves from prolapsing.
Clumps of cells that form first in the yolk sac that are key in the process of vasculogenesis are called:
__________ ___________, or AV shunt for short, circuits blood away from capillary beds.
Current between cardiac cells travels through:
T/F - The parasympathetic nervous system has an effect on contractility
Neurotransmitter for parasympathetic nervous system:
Circulations in series have a _________ resistance compared to circulations in parallel.
Aneurysms are caused by a weakening in the tunica ________.
Functionally, the interventricular septum is part of the __________.
Abnormal deflections with no pattern or discernable P waves between QRS complexes is a sign of:
Hydrostatic pressure in the legs will be _________ than at the level of the heart, when standing.
Normal, regular heart beating is called ____ rhythm.
The apex beat of the heart is in the _th intercostal space, left of the midline.
T/F: Transposition of the great vessels is fatal unless the patient also has an interventricular septal defect.
Vitelline veins, cardinal veins, and umbilical veins converge into the _______ venosus in the developing heart tube.
During isometric contraction, there is a steep increase in pressure, but ________ does not change.
As cycle length decreases, the action potential duration will:
Calcification of valves leads to valve _________.
We increase the radius of a vessel by a factor of 2. By what factor will Q increase?
A PR interval longer than ____ ms indicates first degree heart block.
Is central venous pressure high/low when the heart works its hardest?
The _______ lymph nodes drain 75% of the fluid from the breast.
The Frank-Starling mechanism states that if you increase preload, you'll get an increase in
Neural crest cells migrate to help form the __________ septum, which divides the outflow tract.
In the embryo, the devleoping kidneys are drained by the ___________ veins.
True or false: during a pleural tap, the physician inserts a needle above the superior border of the rib to avoid damaging intercostal vessels.
____ gallop is a sign of early heart failure, but may occur normally in children.
The __________ projects posteriorly to T4 and T5.
Conduction from the atria to the ventricles occurs across the __ ______
A heart rate of 100 bpm would have ___ large boxes between each QRS on the EKG recording.
This is the ability of the heart to generate force (contractility) and is independent of preload and afterload
All mechanical events are preceded by an ______ event
The pressure differential between the R and L sides of the heart is represented by the Central Venous Pressure and _____ respectively.
Mitral and tricuspid valve regurgitation would be heard as a _______ murmur.
This is the most anterior chamber of the adult heart in its native orientation.
If you give a blood transfusion rapidly, you increase stretch and thus must increase heart rate to maintain cardiac output via this mechanism
Ribs 11 and 12 are also known as the _______ ribs.
Large vessels occasionally have a _______ _________ in their tunica adventitia to serve tissue within the vessel.
Another way to measure heart rate on an EKG strip is divide the number of small boxes between two QRS complexes into ______.
This staircase mechanism involves a change in inotropism associated with more frequent stimulation of cardiac myocytes.
The orifice in the septum primum formed by blood spurting from the inferior vena cava is known as the:

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