The Cardiovascular System | Merck Manual Consumer Version

The Cardiovascular System | Merck Manual Consumer Version

The heart and blood vessels make up the cardiovascular system which delivers oxygen and nutrients to the body and removes carbon dioxide and waste products. The heart is a muscular organ with two upper chambers called atria that collect blood and to lower chambers called ventricles which pump blood out. Heart valves regulate the flow […]

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HEART. 2 (Coronary arteries & Transverse sinus)

HEART. 2 (Coronary arteries & Transverse sinus)

So if we display the pulmonary trunk and the right oracle we’ll have the right coronary artery. And if we go with the right coronary artery to the right we’ll find that it gives the marginal branch, this is the right branch and it continues between the right atrium and the right ventricle, this is […]

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Beating Heart Animation: How a Normal Heart Works

Beating Heart Animation: How a Normal Heart Works

the heart center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is dedicated to the education of patients and families who require cardiac care learning how an anatomically sound or normal heart works can help families understand the more uncommon heart diagnosis children may have the heart is an efficient muscular pump a normal heart is composed of four […]

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Anatomy & physiology of the circulatory system (heart)

Anatomy & physiology of the circulatory system (heart)

[Osmosis sound logo] The circulatory system is also called the cardiovascular system, where cardio- refers to the heart and vascular refers to the blood vessels. So these are two key parts: the heart –which pumps blood– and the blood vessels –which carry blood to the body and return it back to the heart again. Ultimately, […]

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