Early Heart Quiz

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1 Both blood stem cells and the endothelial lining of blood vessels arise from blood islands.


2 The region of the early heart tube that corresponds to the inflow and out flow respectively are:

inferior vena cava and aortic arch
portal artery and aorta
sinus arteriosus and cordus bulbus
truncus arteriosus and sinus venosus

3 Embryonic red blood cells only differ from adult cells in still having nuclei.


4 The embryo cardinal venous vessels which drain into the sinus venosus are:

anterior cardinal veins
common cardinal veins
inferior cardinal veins
superior cardinal veins

5 The embryonic heart rate rises throughout development.


ANAT2341 - Early Heart Lecture