Beat of the Heart

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  • Created on: 08-04-15 15:59
The heart is ____ meaning it needs no external stimulation to contract
Myogenic
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This generates an electrical impulse in the heart
Sinoatrial node
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The electrical impulse travel across which side of the heart?
Right
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The electrical impulse created stimulates ____
Atrial systole
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This creates a short delay in the travel of the electrical impulse
Atrioventricular node
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The atrioventricular node carries the electrical impulse across the...
Purkyne Fibres
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When the impulse spreads across the ventricles, ____ is triggered
Ventricular systole
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The part of the cardiac cycle that follows diastole
Systole
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What does systole mean?
Contraction
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What does diastole mean?
Relaxation
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What is used to monitor the electrical impulse of the heart?
ECG
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The volume of blood that leaves the left ventricle per minute
Cardiac output
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The volume of blood pumped per heart beat
Stroke Volume
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The expansion and elastic recoil of the artery wall as blood is pumped out
Pulse
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One area where pulse can be measured
Neck
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This generates an electrical impulse in the heart

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Sinoatrial node

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The electrical impulse travel across which side of the heart?

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The electrical impulse created stimulates ____

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This creates a short delay in the travel of the electrical impulse

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