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CardiovascularSystem

TermDefiniton
Superior Vena Cava Vessel that returns blood from the upper half of the body back to the heart.
Mediastinum a membranous partition between two body cavities or two parts of an organ, especially that between the lungs.
Myocardium The muscular tissue of the heart.
Endocardium the thin, smooth membrane that lines the inside of the chambers of the heart and forms the surface of the valves.
Pericardium the membrane enclosing the heart, consisting of an outer fibrous layer and an inner double layer of serous membrane.
Inferior Vena Cava carrying blood from the lower body
Right Atrium Deoxygenated blood enters this..
Right Ventricle the chamber within the heart that is responsible for pumping oxygen-depleted blood to the lungs
Pulmonary Trunk a major vessel of the human heart that originates from the right ventricle
Pulmonary Artey the artery carrying blood from the right ventricle of the heart to the lungs for oxygenation.
Pulmonary Vein a vein carrying oxygenated blood from the lungs to the left atrium of the heart
Left Atrium blood returning from the lungs and to act as a pump to transport blood to other areas of the heart
Left Ventricle It is located in the bottom left portion of the heart below the left atrium, separated by the mitral valve
Ascending Aorta
Aortic Arch the portion of the main artery that bends between the ascending and descending aorta
Thoracic Aorta a part of the aorta located in the thorax
Oxygenated Blood
Deoxygenated Blood
Systemic Circulation
Pulmonary Circulation
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