heath and social care UNIT 4 functions of the heart

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superior vena cava
returns deoxyganated blood to the atrium
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right atrium
gets deoxyganated blood from the vena cava and takes to the right ventricle
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pulmonary arterial vein
allows blood to leave the heart through the arteries
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tricuspid valve
sends blood forwards
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right ventricle
it pumps blood through the pulmonary valve and pulmonary artery to the lungs
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tick muscular wall
this is thick due to the high pressure of the blood
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aorta
takes blood to the whole body from right ventricle to the lungs
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pulmonary vein
oxyganated blood from the lungs back to the left atrium
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left atrium
oxyganated blood from the lungs enter the left atrium through the pulmonary vein
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mitral valve
the mitral valve opens to increased pressure as the left atrium fills with blood
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aortic semi-lunar valve
ditributes oxyganated blood to all parts of the body
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left ventricle
pumps oxyganated blood all over the body
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very thick muscular wall
thick wall because of the strong pressure of blood
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Card 2

Front

gets deoxyganated blood from the vena cava and takes to the right ventricle

Back

right atrium

Card 3

Front

allows blood to leave the heart through the arteries

Back

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Card 4

Front

sends blood forwards

Back

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Card 5

Front

it pumps blood through the pulmonary valve and pulmonary artery to the lungs

Back

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