Cardiovascular System and Heart Anatomy

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Where is the heart situated in the body?

Between the lungs in the mediastinum

What is the function of the right atrium in the heart?

Receives deoxygenated blood from the body

What separates the right atrium and right ventricle in the heart?

Interventricular septum

What returns venous blood from the head, neck, and upper limbs to the heart?

Superior vena cava

Which part of the heart is responsible for conducting cardiac impulses to the ventricles?

Atrioventricular node

What is the function of the pericardium in the heart?

To form a protective sac for the heart and anchor it within the mediastinum

Which chamber of the heart receives oxygenated blood from the lungs through pulmonary veins?

Left atrium

What is the function of the left ventricle in the heart?

To pump arterial blood to different parts of the body through the systemic aorta

Which layer of the pericardium lines the surface of the myocardium?

Inner visceral pericardium

What is the purpose of the interatrial septum in the heart?

To separate the right and left atria

Test your knowledge on the cardiovascular system and the anatomy of the heart. Learn about the functions of the heart, blood vessels, and how blood circulates in the body.

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