Available in this page are printable diagrams of the human heart, anatomy and figures help to detect the different parts of the heart. 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. It is located in the thoracic cavity medial to the lungs and posterior to the sternum. Check out the following heart diagram to know more about the anatomy.
In the diagrams of the human heart, shown vital parts in the heart anatomy. The heart contains 4 chambers: the right atrium, left atrium, right ventricle, and left ventricle. The heart pumps blood through the network of arteries and veins called the cardiovascular system.
The heart sits within a fluid-filled cavity called the pericardial cavity. The walls and lining of the pericardial cavity are a special membrane known as the pericardium. Pericardium is a type of serous membrane that produces serous fluid to lubricate the heart and prevent friction between the ever beating heart and its surrounding organs.
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