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the heart

what body cavity is the heart found in? the mediastinum (in the thorax)
returns blood from regions above the diaphragm superior vena cava
the widest part of the heart is called... the base
the 2 lowermost chambers of the heart are called? ventricles
returns blood from the regions below the diaphragm inferior vena cava
the narrow end of the heart which point towards the left hip is called... the apex
the 2 uppermost chambers of the heart are called? atria
(chamber of the heart) receives blood that has just left the lungs... left atrium
(vascular structure) carry blood from the lungs to the left atrium... pulmonary veins
Created by: lalamei