The area oc the thorax that contains the heart and trachea.
What is heart murmur often related to?
What seperates the left and right ventricles?
The impulse for the heart beat originates in the...?
Which side of the heart moves blood to the body?
Vessel cranial to the heart
What is the thickest layer of the heart?
What is happening to the heart muscle during the "P" phase of the PQRS complex?
The atria are contracting
What is asystole?
When the heart has completely stopped.
Condition in which the muscles of the heart have become thin and weak and now have a lower stroke volume than normal.
What are the most easily visible parts of the atria called?
Which artery supplies blood to the tail?
At the hind limbs, the trunk of the aorta divides into right and left______
The 2 factors for cardiac output
Stroke volume and heart rate
What happens during diastole?
The heart relaxes and refills with blood
What happens during Systole?
Heart muscle contracts and blood leaves the atria to the ventricles or from the ventricles to the arteries.
what artery carries deoxygenated blood
what vein carries oxygenated blood
Where is the tricuspid valve located and what is another name for it?
Between the right atrium and right ventricle, right atrioventricular valve.
Between what two layers of the heart is there a fluid filled space and what is its purpose?
Visceral and parietal layers. The fluid acts as a lubricant to allow smooth expansion and contraction.
In what cardiac cycle does the heart relax and refill with blood to be ejected during the next systolic contraction?
What is the difference between Sinus bradycardia and Sinus tachycardia?
Sinus bradycardia Abnormally slow heart rate Normal conductivity Sinus tachycardia Abnormally fast heart rate Normal conductivity
In what cardiac cycle does the heart muscle contract, eject blood from the atria to the ventricles, and then from the ventricles to the arteries?
What keeps the valve between the atrium and the ventricle from bending back into the atrium
oval opening that alows blood to by pass the fetus's lungs
What is the caudal bend of the heart
Instrument that is used to measure electrical activity of the heart
Normal feline Heart Rate
Normal Canine Heart Rate
Where is the mitral valve located and what is another name for it?
Between the left atrium and left ventricle, left atrioventricular valve.
When the heart rate and pluse rate are not the same
Normal Feline Heart Rate
The vein most commonly used for venipuncture is the____vein?
What 2 factors control cardiac output?
Stroke Volume and Heart Rate
what are the 3 things we can change to manage heart disease?
Pump - strength of the beat, Pipes - constrictict or dilate vessels, Fluid - viscosity
What is the electrical anatomy of the heart?
SA Node, AV Node, Bundle of His, Purkinje Fibers
What does the T wave represent?
relaxing of the ventricle and recharging of the node
What is the outer layer of the heart called?
What is the order of blood flow?
The chordae tendineae connect to the _______ muscles
What does SA node stand for?
the mitral valve separates what 2 chambers of the heart
left atrium and the left ventricle