The Heart

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What is the hearts main purpose?
To pump blood around the body
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What controls the contraction of the cardiac muscle cells?
The Sinoatrial node
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What is the main pumping chamber of the heart?
The left ventricle
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What prevents blood from flowing back from the ventricles to the atria?
The atrioventricular valves
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What are the two large vains called which recieve de-oxygenated blood?
The superior vena cava and the inferior vena cava
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What controls the contraction of the cardiac muscle cells?

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The Sinoatrial node

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What is the main pumping chamber of the heart?

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What prevents blood from flowing back from the ventricles to the atria?

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Card 5

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What are the two large vains called which recieve de-oxygenated blood?

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