The Arteries - Review For Mini Quiz On Wed. 8/25

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The Arteries - Review For Mini Quiz On Wed. 8/25

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What artery originates from the left ventricle?
  • 2. 
    The portion of the aorta that travels upward and to the right is called the ___________  ___________.
  • 3. 
    The section of the aorta that travels backward and to the left is called the____________  _____________.
  • 4. 
    The portion of the aorta that travels downward behind the heart and just in front of the vertebral column is called the ____________ or ___________ aorta.
  • 5. 
    Once the aorta pierces the diaphragm, it descends lower and is referred to as the______________ aorta.
  • 6. 
    Ascending Aortic Branches:The first branches of the aorta are just above the aortic valve called the __________ and _________  __________  ___________ which supply blood to the myocardium.
  • 7. 
    Name the 1st, 2nd and 3rd branches of the aortic arch.
  • 8. 
    Name the two branches that come off of the brachiocephalic artery.
  • 9. 
    The brachiocephalic artery is also known as the ____________ artery.
  • 10. 
    Which artery supplies blood to the right upper extremity (arm)?
  • 11. 
    Which artery supplies blood to the right side of the head and neck?
  • 12. 
    Which artery supplies blood to the left side of the neck and head?
  • 13. 
    Which artery supplies blood to the left upper extremity (arm)?
  • 14. 
    The first branch off the abdominal aorta is the _________ artery.
  • 15. 
    The celiac artery in the abdominal aorta has three branches. Name these arteries starting from right to left (anatomically).(Hint:  They supply blood to the liver, stomach and spleen)
  • 16. 
    The ___________  ____________ artery branches off the abdominal aorta anteriorly to supply the small intestine and most of the large intestine with blood.
  • 17. 
    These paired arteries come off the abdominal aorta laterally to supply the kidneys with blood.
  • 18. 
    The artery that is abbreviated LGA and is located in the abdomen stands for...
  • 19. 
    The artery that is abbreviated SA and is located in the abdomen stands for...
  • 20. 
    The artery that is abbreviated HA and is located in the abdomen stands for...
  • 21. 
    An artery that branches off the abdominal aorta anteriorly and supplies the second half of the colon with blood is called the __________  ___________ artery.
  • 22. 
    Paired branches off the abdominal aorta that supply blood to the diaphragm are called the ____________ arteries.
  • 23. 
    This pair of arteries in the abdomen supply blood to the adrenal glands.
  • 24. 
    The __________ arteries supply blood to the female sex glands. Whereas the _____________ arteries supply blood to the male sex glands.  Both of these arteries are in pairs.
  • 25. 
    The abdominal aorta divides into two _________  __________ arteries.
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