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1

Heart pumps ______ L/min in a 70 kg man.

5-6 liters/minute

2

Endocrine response to increased atrial pressure.

ANP - Atrial Natriuretic Peptide

3

Endocrine response to overstretched ventricles:

BNP - B-type Natriuretic Peptide

4

Does cardiac muscle have striations?

Yes, cross striations

5

Describe cardiac muscle.

Involuntary, cross striations,
intercalated dices --> syncytium
Gap junctions --> passage of ions --> action potential spread