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Left atrium

Left atrium

(Science: anatomy) The thin-walled chamber of the heart which pumps blood into the left ventricle for ejection into the systemic circulation.


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heart failure

... way is that correct can someone help me thanks Consider the causes of left-sided heart failure: Choose one phrase from those available to correctly ... right to the left side of the circulation. causes regurgitation between atrium and ventricle. reduces the oxygen carrying capacity of the blood. ...

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by zak
Fri Nov 22, 2013 6:44 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: heart failure
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what causes us to breathe

... help plz i did it in this way is that correct Consider the causes of left-sided heart failure: Choose one phrase from those available to correctly ... right to the left side of the circulation. causes regurgitation between atrium and ventricle. reduces the oxygen carrying capacity of the blood. ...

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by zak
Thu Nov 21, 2013 10:20 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: what causes us to breathe
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How does blood is circulated in amphibians?

... This is done by the arrangement of the frogs heart, where the right atrium dips downward into the ventricle. Which causes oxygen-poor blood that ... the ventricle. At the same time, oxygen-laden blood is received by the left atrium and enters the same single ventricle. The pool of oxygen-poor ...

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by suzidoc8
Mon Jul 23, 2012 2:00 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: How does blood is circulated in amphibians?
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Heart : Difference between tricuspid and bicuspid valves ?

Hi, at a guess, the tricuspid valve (separating the right atrium from the right ventriclel) has three cusps (flaps) simply because the ... the heart chambers are greater than the diameter of of the chambers on the left hand side, where a two-flap valve (bicuspid - also known as the mitral ...

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by Julie5
Sun Oct 24, 2010 10:45 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Heart : Difference between tricuspid and bicuspid valves ?
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Re: Why bronchial circ. dumps deoxygenated blood in2 L. atrium?

... the lungs themselves) does indeed dump deoxygenated blood into the left atrium. I know that this is not a significant issue, it just makes me curious. I have found ...

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by phuturephysician
Fri Jan 30, 2009 6:42 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Why bronchial circ. dumps deoxygenated blood in2 L. atrium?
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