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

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