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Anatomy of the Heart

anatomy of the heartAnswer
heart 4-chamber muscular pump located in thoracic cavity, in MEDIASTINIUM
atria 2 superior chambers of heart, where blood returns to heart
ventricles 2 inferior chambers of heart, where blood is pumped from L & R atria into L & R ventricles
pulmonary circulation on R side of heart; carries blood to lungs for gas exchange and then returns it to heart
systemic circulation L side of heart; supplies blood to other organs in body
systole contraction of heart; used mainly in VENTRICULAR contraction
diastole relaxtion of heart; usually refers to ventricular diastole
Created by: chellebelle2975