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Functions of the Heart

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dumirusu's version from 2016-04-25 02:28

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right atrium recieves deoxyginated blood
left atrium recieves oxyginated blood
right ventricledischarges blood into the lungs
left ventricledischarges blood to the body
great cardiac veintakes blood to the heart from the myocardium
small cardiac veintakes blood to the heart from the myocardium
right coronary arterytakes blood to the myocardium
circumflex arterytakes blood to the myocardium
left coronary arterytakes blood to the myocardium
aortaoxygen rich blood to the body
pulmonary arterydeoxyginated blood from the heart to lungs
superior vena cava deoxyginated blood from head and upper body to the heart
inferior vena cavadeoxyginated blood from lower part of the body
interventricular septumdivides the ventricles
myocardiumcontracts atruim and ventricles
epicardiumprotects the heart
mitral valveprevents backflow into left atrium
tricuspid valveprevents backflow into right atruim
papillary musclecontracts cords chordae tendinae
aortic semilunar valveprevents backflow into left ventricle
pulmonary semilunar valveprevents backflow into right ventricle
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