20 - Left Ventricle - receives oxygen-rich blood from the...

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Sheet1 Page 1 Four valves: right AV valve/tricuspid pulminary/semilunar valve left AV valve/bicuspid/mitral aortic/semilunar valve Right Atrium - receives oxygen-poor blood from the systemic venous circulation via the inferior and superior vena cava veins. P Right Ventricle - receives oxygen-poor blood from the right atrium and pumps the blood through the pulmonary (semilunar) va l v Left Atrium - receives oxygen-rich blood from the pulmonary circulation via the left and right pulmonary veins and pumps this b
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Unformatted text preview: Left Ventricle - receives oxygen-rich blood from the left atrium and pumps this blood through the aortic (semilunar) valve into t h Hear valves ensure a one-way flow of blood. When pressure is greater behind a valve, it opens. When pressure is greater in Chordae Tendineae - these are tendonous fibers attached to the inside (ventricular) edges of the AV valves and the interior ba...
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This note was uploaded on 10/29/2009 for the course NPB NPB 101 taught by Professor Weidner/wingfield during the Fall '08 term at UC Davis.

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