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Human Heart (Anatomy): Diagram, Function, Chambers ...
22 Jan 2021 at 5:14pm
The heart is a muscular organ about the size of a fist, located just behind and slightly left of the breastbone. The heart pumps blood through the network of arteries and veins called the...

Human Heart: Anatomy, Function & Facts | Live Science
22 Jan 2021 at 2:15pm
The human heart is an organ that pumps blood throughout the body via the circulatory system, supplying oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and removing carbon dioxide and other wastes.

Human Heart - Anatomy, Functions and Facts about Heart
22 Jan 2021 at 2:15pm
The human heart is one of the most important organs responsible for sustaining life. It is a muscular organ with four chambers. The size of the heart is the size of about a clenched fist. The human heart functions throughout a person?s lifespan and is one of the most robust and hardest working muscles in the human body.

heart | Structure, Function, & Facts | Britannica
21 Jan 2021 at 9:33pm
In humans and other mammals and in birds, the heart is a four-chambered double pump that is the centre of the circulatory system. In humans it is situated between the two lungs and slightly to the left of centre, behind the breastbone; it rests on the diaphragm, the muscular partition between the chest and the abdominal cavity.

Human Heart ? Diagram and Anatomy of the Heart
22 Jan 2021 at 6:15am
The heart is a muscular organ about the size of a closed fist that functions as the body?s circulatory pump. It takes in deoxygenated blood through the veins and delivers it to the lungs for oxygenation before pumping it into the various arteries (which provide oxygen and nutrients to body tissues by transporting the blood throughout the body).

Heart Pictures, Diagram & Anatomy | Body Maps
22 Jan 2021 at 9:21am
The heart is a mostly hollow, muscular organ composed of cardiac muscles and connective tissue that acts as a pump to distribute blood throughout the body?s tissues. The heart is the epicenter of...

24 Fun Facts About the Heart - Healthline
22 Jan 2021 at 5:04am
The human heart weighs less than 1 pound. However, a man?s heart, on average, is 2 ounces heavier than a woman?s heart. A woman?s heart beats slightly faster than a man?s heart. The beating sound...

Anatomy of the Human Heart
21 Jan 2021 at 2:02pm
The primary function of human heart is to pump blood into the arteries that carries oxygen and nutrients to all the tissues of the body. The heart is located in the center of the chest with its apex toward the left. It is the hardest working muscle in the body as it beats non-stop.

The Human Heart | HowStuffWorks
21 Jan 2021 at 11:20pm
The heart is a hollow, cone-shaped muscle located between the lungs and behind the sternum (breastbone). Two-thirds of the heart is located to the left of the midline of the body and 1/3 is to the right (see Figure 1). The apex (pointed end) points down and to the left.

40 Interesting Facts About Human Heart
21 Jan 2021 at 8:14pm
Human heart has its own electrical impulses. This allows the heart to continue beating even if it is separated from the body. However, there is one requirement. It should continue to get a steady supply of oxygen exactly the same way it receives oxygen inside the body.

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