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The heart in all its glory

Cardiac muscle contains these discs Intercalcated
The number of chambers in the heart 4
separating the atria and an interventricular septum separating the ventricles. Interatrial septum
How much blood does each ventricle pump per minute 5 liters
Where the heart is located Mediastinum
The heart is Surrounded by a connective tissue sac called the Pericardium
The outer layer of the heart is the Fibrous pericardium
The fibrous pericardium's function is To prevent over stretching of the heart
the inner layer of the heart is the Visceral pericardium
When the pericardium becomes inflamed we call this Pericarditis
Inner layer withing the chambers Endocardium
Majority of the heart muscle tissue Myocardium
outerlayer of the heart Epicardium
This pumps blood to the whole body Left ventricle
pumps only to the lungs for release of CO2 and acquiring of O2. Right ventricle
Created by: morganbmarkie



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