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Mitral valve - • It is also a semilunar valve Artery •...

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Mitral valve Also referred o as the bicuspid valve It is also a atrioventricular valvae or AV valve Blood flows freely into the left ventricle Left Ventricle Primary function is to pump the blood into the systemic circulation Thickest chamber of the heart due to the need to pump the blood throughout the system Aortic valve Keep blood from flowing back to left ventricle Located at the beginning of the aorta
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Unformatted text preview: • It is also a semilunar valve Artery • Carry blood away from the heart • Carry oxygenated blood • Aorta is largest artery • Blood flows out of the left ventricle through the aortic valve to the aorta which carries blood to the entire body • Arteries deliver blood to capillaries where actual exchange of oxygen,carbon dioxide and nutrients occurs • Branches of arteries called arterioles...
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