Download What Are The Parts Of A Heart PNG. The tricuspid, pulmonary, mitral and aortic valves. Starved of oxygen, part of the heart muscle dies.
The heart is one of the essential organs for life and is the main actor in the circulatory system. These all work together to make up the vital function of your heart. It takes in deoxygenated blood through the veins and delivers it to the lungs for oxygenation before pumping it into the various arteries (which provide oxygen and nutrients to body tissues by transporting the blood throughout the body).
The average male heart weighs around 280 to 340 grams (10 to 12 ounces).
Cardiac muscle cells are located in the walls of the heart, appear striated, and are under involuntary control. The two upper chambers are called the atria, with lower parts called ventricles. It's responsible for pumping the oxygenated blood to the rest of the entire body. Parts of the heart and its functions.