Inner layer of the heart
Epicardium
what is a myocardial infarction
Heart attack
What takes blood away from the heart?
Arteries
What carries blood towards the heart?
Veins
The beating of the heart is the
Pulse
The volume of blood pumped is the
stroke volume
When the heart muscle contracts
systole
When the heart muscle relaxes
diastole
What is the pressure of blood in the circulatory system?
blood pressure
What device measures blood pressure?
sphygmomanometer
Which type of circulation takes oxygenated blood back to the heart?
Pulmonary
Which type of circulation takes deoxygenated blood back to the heart?
Systemic
Which disease is caused by an enlargement of an artery?
aneurysm
Which disease is caused by the thickening and hardening of the artery walls?
arteriosclerosis
Which disease is caused by plaque build up on the artery walls?
atherosclerosis
Which disorder is caused by sudden death of brain cells due to lack of oxygen?
stroke
Which disease is caused by plaque build up in coronary arteries?
coronary artery disease
high abnormal bool pressure
hypertension
muscular tissue of the heart
myocardium

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