Parts of the heart

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Pulmonary
Relating to the lungs
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Pulmonary valve
The valve that prevents backflow from the pulmonary artery to the right ventricle
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Septum
Separates the two sides of the heart to keep oxygenated and deoxygenated blood separate
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Coronary arteries
Blood vessels on the heart's surface that supply it with blood.
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Deoxygenated
Blood without oxygen.
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Triscupid valve
The valve that prevents backflow from the right ventricle to the right atrium.
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Aorta
The major blood vessel that transports oxygenated blood from the heart to the rest of the body.
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Systematic
Relating to the body.
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Ventricle
One of the bottom two chambers of the heart
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Oxygenated
Blood that has oxygen
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Atrium
One of the top two chambers of the heart
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Pulmonay artery
Blood vessel that takes oxygenated blood from the lungs to the left atrium
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Myocardium
The muscle of the heart--it can never get tired.
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Pulmonary vein
Blood vessel that transports deoxygenated blood from the right ventricle to the lungs
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Aortic valve
Valve which prevents backflow from aorta to left ventricle
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Mitral valve
Valve which prevents backflow from left ventricle to left atrium
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Vena cava
The major blood vessel that returns deoxygenated blood to the heart from the rest of the body.
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The valve that prevents backflow from the pulmonary artery to the right ventricle

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Pulmonary valve

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Separates the two sides of the heart to keep oxygenated and deoxygenated blood separate

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Card 4

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Blood vessels on the heart's surface that supply it with blood.

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Card 5

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Blood without oxygen.

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