The Heart

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How many chambers does the heart have?
4
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What does the atria do?
Receive blood from veins and have thin walls.
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What does the ventricles do?
thicker walls to pump blood out of the heart to the arteries.
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What side of the heart carries deoxygenated blood?
right side to the lungs
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what side of the heart carries oxygenated blood?
left side to the body
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Why does the left ventricle have thicker walls than the right ventricle?
to pump blood all around the body
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Which artery does not carry oxygenated blood? and where do they carry the blood to?
Pulmonary artery to the lungs.
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what vein carries oxygenated blood to the heart from the lungs?
Pulmonary vein
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what is the purpose of the valve?
Keeps blood flowing in one direction through the heart.
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What is the purpose of tendons?
prevent the valve from opening to allow blood flow from ventricle.
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What does the atria do?

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Receive blood from veins and have thin walls.

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What does the ventricles do?

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What side of the heart carries deoxygenated blood?

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what side of the heart carries oxygenated blood?

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