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Flashcards in Fetal Circulation Deck (10):
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Umbilical Cord: Contains

2 Arteries
1 Vein

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Vein carries (2)

Oxygenated blood provides
Oxygen
Nutrients

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Artery carries (2)

Deoxygenated blood
waste

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Fetal Heart Rate (FHR): First trimester

160-170 beats/minute

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Fetal Heart Rate (FHR): Term or near term

110-160 beats/minute

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Fetal Heart Rate (FHR): about___maternal HR

twice

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Fetal circulation bypasses 2 systems

Lungs
Liver

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Ductus Arteriosus connects

pulmonary artery to aorta, bypassing lungs

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Ductus Venosus connects

Umbilical vein to inferior vena cava, by passing liver, inferior vena cava brings oxygenated blood to right atrium

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Foramen Ovale

opening between the right and left atrium

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