Physiology of Cardiovascular System - Part II
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Physiology of Cardiovascular System - Part II

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What is the main function of the heart in the circulatory system?

To continuously circulate blood by rhythmic pumping

Which component of the circulatory system acts as an interchanges system for diffusion of gases, substances, and fluids between tissue cells and blood?

Capillaries

What is the function of venules and veins in the circulatory system?

To carry the blood from the tissues to the heart

What are the basic components of the circulatory system?

<p>Heart, blood vessels, blood</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the function of arteries and arterioles in the circulatory system?

<p>To distribute blood from the heart to the tissues of the body</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main function of blood in the circulatory system?

<p>To transport materials such as O2, CO2, nutrients, wastes</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main function of the fibrous pericardium?

<p>Preventing overfilling of the heart with blood</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which layer of the heart wall is responsible for contractions of the heart chambers?

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

What is the function of the atrioventricular rings in the heart?

<p>Providing attachment to most myocardial fibers &amp; AV valves</p> Signup and view all the answers

What separates the left and right ventricles in the heart?

<p>Interventricular septum</p> Signup and view all the answers

Where is the visceral pericardium located?

<p>Surrounding the heart surface</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the location of the fibrous pericardium in relation to the serous pericardium?

<p>Outer layer</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main function of papillary muscles in the heart?

<p>Projecting from the walls of ventricles into their cavities</p> Signup and view all the answers

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