Parts of the Heart and Their Functions
the body's largest artery. Takes oxygenated blood from the left ventricle to the body.
carries deoxygenated blood from the right ventricle to the lungs.
blood carrying oxygen
blood carrying little or oxygen
Receives deoxygenated blood from the body
Takes oxygenated blood from the lungs to the left atrium
Pumps oxygenated blood into the aorta
pumps deoxygenated blood into the pulmonary artery
supply the heart muscle with its blood supply
carry blood AWAY from the heart
carry blood TOWARDS the heart
valve between the left atrium and the left ventricle.
valve between the right atrium an the right ventricle.
the largest vein in the body, it carries blood from the body back to the heart.