Heart Structure

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Left ventricle
Pumps oxygenated blood into the aorta and around the body
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Vena cava
Brings deoxygenated blood from the body back to the heart
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Right atrium
Pumps deoxygenated to the right ventricle
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Pulmonary artery
Carries deoxygenated blood away from the heart to the lungs
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Aorta
Carries oxygenated blood from the heart to the body
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Pulmonary vein
Carries oxygenated blood from the lungs to the heart
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Left atrium
Pumps blood to the left ventricle
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Atrio-ventricular (tricuspid) valve
Prevents the back flow of blood from the right ventricle to the right atrium
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Semi-lunar (aortic) valve
Prevents the back flow of blood from the aorta to the ventricles
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Right ventricle
Pumps deoxygenated blood to the pulmonary artery
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Coronary arteries
Supplies the heart muscle with blood
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Brings deoxygenated blood from the body back to the heart

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Vena cava

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Pumps deoxygenated to the right ventricle

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Card 4

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Carries deoxygenated blood away from the heart to the lungs

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Card 5

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Carries oxygenated blood from the heart to the body

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