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biology- the heart

TermDefinition
aorta carries oxygenated blood from left ventricle to upper body
superior vena cava bring deoxygenated blood from the right lung to the left atrium
pulmonary arteries carry deoxygenated blood to the lungs
left atrium accepts oxygenated blood from the lungs
right atrium accepts oxygenated blood from the body
left ventricle pumps oxygenated blood to the body
right ventricle pumps deoxygenated blood to the lungs
septum prevents oxygenated and deoxygenated blood from mixing
pacemaker sets pace for heart
arteries large vessels that carry blood from the heart to the tissues of the body
capillary smallest blood vessel
vein blood vessel that carries blood from the body to the heart
ventricle lower chamber of heart
atrium upper chamber of heart
pulmonary circulation path of circulation between heart and lungs
 

 



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