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Heart | Structure, Function, Diagram, Anatomy, & Facts
18 Nov 2023 at 10:14am
Heart, organ that serves as a pump to circulate the blood. It may be as simple as a straight tube, as in spiders and annelid worms, or as complex as the four-chambered double pump that is the center of the circulatory system in humans, other mammals, and birds.

Heart - Wikipedia
18 Nov 2023 at 2:17pm
Real-time MRI of the human heart The human heart is in the middle of the thorax, with its apex pointing to the left. The human heart is situated in the mediastinum, at the level of thoracic vertebrae T5-T8. A double-membraned sac called the pericardium surrounds the heart and attaches to the mediastinum.

Heart: Anatomy and Function - Cleveland Clinic
18 Nov 2023 at 5:56am
The heart is a fist-sized organ that pumps blood throughout your body. It's the primary organ of your circulatory system. Your heart contains four main sections (chambers) made of muscle and powered by electrical impulses. Your brain and nervous system direct your heart?s function. Advertisement

Heart 101 | National Geographic - YouTube
18 Nov 2023 at 4:09am
Heart 101 | National Geographic. The human heart beats up to 3 billion times over an average lifespan. Learn about the anatomy of the heart and how this muscular organ provides life-giving...

How the Heart Works - What the Heart Looks Like | NHLBI, NIH
18 Nov 2023 at 5:13am
Your heart is in the center of your chest, near your lungs. It has four hollow chambers surrounded by muscle and other heart tissue. The chambers are separated by heart valves, which make sure that the blood keeps flowing in the right direction.

How the Heart Works - The Heart | NHLBI, NIH
18 Nov 2023 at 2:10pm
Your heart is at the center of your circulatory system. This system is a network of blood vessels, such as arteries, veins, and capillaries, that carries blood to and from all areas of your body. Your blood carries the oxygen and nutrients that your organs need to work properly.

Heart anatomy: Structure, valves, coronary vessels | Kenhub
18 Nov 2023 at 8:12am
Heart (right lateral view) The heart is a muscular organ that pumps blood around the body by circulating it through the circulatory/vascular system. It is found in the middle mediastinum, wrapped in a two-layered serous sac called the pericardium.

The Anatomy of the Heart - Verywell Health
27 Jan 2021 at 5:58pm
The human heart is primarily comprised of four chambers. The two upper chambers are called the atria, the remaining two lower chambers are the ventricles. The right and left sides of the heart are separated by a muscle called the ?septum.? Both sides work together to efficiently circulate the blood.

Human heart: Anatomy, function & facts | Live Science
18 Nov 2023 at 12:08pm
The human heart is an organ that pumps blood throughout the body via the vessels of the circulatory system, supplying oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and removing carbon dioxide and other...

The heart: Anatomy, how it works, and more - Medical News Today
18 Nov 2023 at 5:16pm
The human heart is a finely-tuned instrument that serves the whole body. It is a muscular organ around the size of a closed fist, and it sits in the chest, slightly to the left of center. The...

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