The heart

The heart is the central pump of the cardiovascular system beating several billion times over our lifetime.

Biology

Keywords

heart, atrium, ventricle, heart valves, cardiac muscle, heart sound, pulse, coronary artery, vascular system, vein, aortic arch, pulmonary artery, cardiovascular system, systemic circulation, pulmonary circulation, blood flow, heart string, bicuspid valve, organ, closed circulatory system, human, biology

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