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Heart Structures


Heart Hollow, double pump
Average heart beats per minute 72-75
Pericardium Double layer of fibrous tissue that surrounds the heart
Myocardium heart muscle tissue
Endocardium smooth inner lining of the heart
Septum partition, wall, that separates right from left half of the heart
inferior vena cava bring deoxygenated blood from the lower body to the heart-right atrium
Pulmonary artery takes blood away from from right ventricle to the lungs for Oxygen
Pulmonary veins bring oxygenated blood from lungs to the left atrium
Aorta takes blood away from the left ventricle to the rest of the body
Right and Left Atrium upper chambers of heart
Right and Left Ventricle lower chambers of the heart
Tricuspid Valve between right and left ventricle
Bicuspid (mitral) valve between left atrium and left ventricle
Aortic Semilunar valves between heart and aorta
Pulmonary semilunar valve between heart and pulmonary artery
Created by: lfclark



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