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Flashcards in Blood Tracing- Nourishing the Heart Deck (7):
1

The aorta arises from the left ventricle and arches backward, descending to the left. For descriptive purposes, it may be considered as being subdivided into (4):

  • The Ascending Aorta
  • The Arch of The Aorta
  • The Thoracic Aorta
  • The Abdominal Aorta

2

The part of the aorta that is arising from the left ventricle, just before the arch.

Ascending Aorta

3

The ascending aorta has two small branches, the ___ __ ____ ______ ______, which supply blood to the heart muscle.

Right and Left Coronary Arteries

4

The coronary arteries divide into many tiny branches called:

Capillaries

5

From the capillaries, the heart's blood supply flows into the:

Cardiac Veins

6

From the cardiac veins, the heart's blood supply flows into the:

Coronary Sinus

7

From the coronary sinus, the blood enters the:

Right Atrium

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