Circulation of Blood and Vascular System Quiz
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Circulation of Blood and Vascular System Quiz

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What is the main function of glomus cells located near the carotid artery and aortic arch?

Monitoring levels of oxygen, carbon dioxide, and pH

Which type of cells are adjacent to glomus cells and are described as modified Schwann cells?

Sheath cells

Which layer of the heart corresponds to the epicardium and is lined with simple squamous epithelium called mesothelium?

Parietal pericardium

What is the main function of mesothelium that lines the epicardium?

<p>Reducing friction</p> Signup and view all the answers

What do cardiac valves primarily consist of in terms of their structure?

<p>Endocardial folds with connective tissue stroma</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which layer of the heart wall corresponds to the fibrosa, spongiosa, and ventricularis layers?

<p>Endocardium</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the origin of the visceral pericardium, similar to endothelium and involved in reducing friction?

<p>Mesenchymal origin</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a key function of the fibrosa layer within the cardiac valves?

<p>Providing tensile strength</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary function of sheath cells located near glomus cells in connective tissue?

<p>Serving as structural support</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main role of glomus cells in terms of physiological monitoring?

<p>Monitoring gas and pH levels</p> Signup and view all the answers

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