Cardiovascular System Medical Terminology

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Cardiovascular System Quizzes & Trivia

Define, pronounce and spell key terms related to cardiovascular system.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the muscular wall that separates the heart into a right and left side?
    • A. 

      Septum

    • B. 

      Myocardium

    • C. 

      Mitral Valve

  • 2. 
    The smooth layer of cells that line the inside of the heart are called what?
    • A. 

      Myocardium

    • B. 

      Endocardium

    • C. 

      Pericardium

  • 3. 
    What is the term for the muscular middle layer of the heart?
    • A. 

      Pericardium

    • B. 

      Endocardium

    • C. 

      Myocardium

  • 4. 
    What is the term for the double-layered membrane, or sac, that covers the outside of the heart?
    • A. 

      Endocardium

    • B. 

      Pericardium

    • C. 

      Myocardium

  • 5. 
    The vessels that carry blood away from the heart are called what?
    • A. 

      Capillaries

    • B. 

      Veins

    • C. 

      Arteries

  • 6. 
    Vessels that connect arterioles and venules are called what?
    • A. 

      Capillaries

    • B. 

      Arrhythmias

    • C. 

      Leukocytes

  • 7. 
    What is the name of the upper right chamber of  the heart?
    • A. 

      Right ventricle

    • B. 

      Right septum

    • C. 

      Right atrium

  • 8. 
    What is the name of the valve located between the right ventricle and the pulmonary artery?
    • A. 

      Pulmonary valve

    • B. 

      Mitral valve

    • C. 

      Tricuspid valve

  • 9. 
    What is the lower right chamber of the heart called?
    • A. 

      Right septum

    • B. 

      Right ventricle

    • C. 

      Right atrium

  • 10. 
    What is the left upper chamber of the heart called?
    • A. 

      Left septum

    • B. 

      Left ventricle

    • C. 

      Left atrium

  • 11. 
    What is the left lower chamber of the heart called?
    • A. 

      Left septum

    • B. 

      Left ventricle

    • C. 

      Left atrium

  • 12. 
    What is the valve located between the right atrium and the right ventricle called?
    • A. 

      Mitral valve

    • B. 

      Tricuspid Valve

    • C. 

      Aortic valve

  • 13. 
    What is the name of the vessels that carry blood back to the heart?
    • A. 

      Veins

    • B. 

      Arteries

    • C. 

      Capillaries

  • 14. 
    What is the valve located between the left ventricle and the aorta called>
    • A. 

      Mitral valve

    • B. 

      Pulmonary valve

    • C. 

      Aortic valve

  • 15. 
    What is the name of the valve located between the left atrium and the left ventricle?
    • A. 

      Mitral valve

    • B. 

      Pulmonary valve

    • C. 

      Tricuspid valve

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