The Heart

  • Created by: KimL
  • Created on: 25-06-18 19:55
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  • The Heart
    • Features
      • A cardiac muscle
      • Myogenic
        • naturally contracts + relaxes
      • Left ventricle wall thicker - higher pressure to push blood further
      • Divided by a septum
    • Vessels
      • Veins - carry blood towards heart
      • Arteries - carry blood away from heart
      • Coronary Arteries - supply heart with blood (O2)
    • Flow of Blood
      • Deoxygenated vena cava - right atrium - right venticle - pulmonary artery - lungs
      • Oxygenated lungs - pulmonary vein - left atrium - left ventricle - aorta - body
    • Left Side
      • Carries oxygenated blood
    • Right Side
      • Carries deoxygenated blood
    • Labelled Diagram
      • Heart Diagram

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