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1

How many flaps of tissue does a tricuspid valve have?

Three

2

How many flaps of tissue does a bicuspid valve have?

Two

3

What is the right antrioventricular valve also known as?

Tricuspid Valve

4

What is the double-walled membranous sace enclosing the heart known as?

Pericardium

5

What is a partition or wall separating something called?

Septum

6

What are blood vessels called that carry blood from the heart to the lungs called?

Pulmonary Arteries

7

What is systole?

Contraction phase of the heartbeat

8

What is the epicardium?

External layer of the heart

9

Where does the myocardium recieve its blood supply from?

Coronary Arteries

10

What is the mitral valve in the heart also called?

Biscupid Valve

11

What does the right ventricle do?

Pumps blood into the lungs

12

Vessels that carry blood away from the heart are known as what?

Arteries

13

Vessels that return blood to the heart are known as what?

Veins

14

What are single cell thick vessels that connect the arterial and venous systems?

Capillaries

15

What does asystole mean?

No Heart Beat

16

What is a shunt?

Bypass/Diversion