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Heart Dissection questions and answers.

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SHEEP HEART DISSECTION WORKSHEET Healthcare CEIP Please fill out the flowing worksheet based on what you learned in the heart Dissection Activity that was held on February 23, 2010. Names: Juliana Recino Date: 3/1/10 1. The heart is an organ of the body system. The heart is an organ of the cardiovascular system. 2. What is the muscular layer of the heart called? The myocardium is the muscular layer of the heart. 3. What is the name of the sac surrounding the heart? The name of the sac surrounding the heart is the pericardium. 4. What type of tissue comprises the bulk of the myocardium? The type of tissue comprised by the bulk of the myocardium is the cardiac muscle. ...read more.

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7. From outermost to innermost, what are the three layers of an artery? The three layers of an artery from outermost to innermost are tunica externa, tunica media, and tunica interna. 8. What is the function of a vein? The function of the veins is to circulate the blood back to the heart and carry de-oxygenated blood. 9. What is the name of the space in a blood vessel where the blood flows? The name of the space in a blood vessel where blood flows is the lumen. 10. What is the lining of the heart called? The lining of the heart is called the endocardium. 11. The bulk of the heart rests on the side of the body? The bulk of the heart rests on the left side. ...read more.

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16. What part of the heart rests just below the right second rib? The base of the heart rests just below the right second rib. 17. What are the bottom chambers of the heart called? The bottom two chambers of the heart are called the right and left ventricles. 18. What valves are located between the atria and the ventricles? The pulmonary and aortic valves are between, and separate the atria, ventricles and their associated vessels. 19. The apex of the heart points to this side of the body. The apex of the heart points to the left side of the body. 20. What structure divides the two ventricles of the heart? The septum divides the two ventricles of the heart. 21. The superior vena cava attaches to this heart chamber. The superior vena cava attaches to the right atrium. 22. What is the largest artery of the human body? The largest artery in the human body is the aorta. ...read more.

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