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The inner lining of the serous pericardium lying directly on the heart, forming the outermost layer of the heart wall.

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Division in hearts

The heart walls consists of three layers epicardium, myocardium and endocardium. Myocardium is the middle layer made up of cardiac muscle and is responsible for contractions.

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by nabizko
Thu Nov 24, 2005 9:30 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Division in hearts
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