The Heart Structure and Function

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What takes blood back from body tissues?
Vena Cava
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What has a thin muscular wall and pumps blood a short distance to the ventricles?
Atrium
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What has a thick muscular wall and pumps blood a long distance to the lungs and rest of the body?
Ventricle
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What takes blood back from the lungs?
Pulmonary Vein
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What takes blood to the lungs where oxygen is replenished and CO2 is removed?
Pulmonary artery
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What takes blood to all of the body, apart from the lungs?
Aorta
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What supplies the heart muscle with oxygen?
Coronary arteries
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What happens when the coronary arteries are blocked?
Myocardial infarction
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What has a thin muscular wall and pumps blood a short distance to the ventricles?

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Atrium

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What has a thick muscular wall and pumps blood a long distance to the lungs and rest of the body?

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Card 4

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What takes blood back from the lungs?

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Card 5

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What takes blood to the lungs where oxygen is replenished and CO2 is removed?

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