heart essay.pdf - The Heart A heart is an organ system that pumps blood An average heart beats around 80 times a minute 4,800 times an hour and 115,200

heart essay.pdf - The Heart A heart is an organ system that...

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The Heart A heart is an organ system that pumps blood. An average heart beats around 80 times a minute, 4,800 times an hour, and 115,200 times a day. Each beat pumps blood throughout our body. This beat sends oxygen and nutrients to every cell in the body. In a day, about 10 pints of
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Unformatted text preview: blood gets pumped through the body. Also, these 10 pints travel more than 60,000 miles in a day. Finally, the heart and the cardiovascular system make up the network that allows our blood to flow throughout our body. These are some facts about the heart....
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