Structure of the Heart

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Superior Vena Cava
Carries deoxygenated blood from the upper body to the right atrium
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Right Atrium
contracts and forces blood through the tricuspid valve into the right ventricle
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Septum
Seperates the right from the left
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Inferior Vena cava
Carries deoxygenated blood from the lower body to the right atrium
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Left Ventricle
Pumps blood through the body
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Left Atrium
Contracts and forces blood through the bicuspid vavle and into the left valve
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Thick wall
helps the heart to contract and pump blood through the body
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Pulmondary Artery
Pumps the deoxygenated blood to the lungs inorder to collect oygen
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Aortas
Carries the oxygenated blood to the rest of the body
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Pulmonary veins
pumps the oxygenated blood from the lungs back into the heart
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right ventricle
pumps blood into the lungs
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Tricuspid valve
prevents backflow of blood into the right atrium
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contracts and forces blood through the tricuspid valve into the right ventricle

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Right Atrium

Card 3

Front

Seperates the right from the left

Back

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Card 4

Front

Carries deoxygenated blood from the lower body to the right atrium

Back

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Card 5

Front

Pumps blood through the body

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