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Wednesday 29 October 2003

Adj. cardiac

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Definition: The heart is a muscular organ in humans and other animals, which pumps blood through the blood vessels of the circulatory system. In humans, the heart is located between the lungs, in the middle compartment of the chest.

Histology

- Case 36 : Normal myocardium

Videos

- Heart function and ECG

- Heart dissection

Components

- cardiac cavities
- cardiac valves
- cardiac wall

    • parietal pericardium

Pathology

- cardiac malformations
- cardiac anomalies
- cardiac diseases
- cardiac tumors

See also

- cardiac development
- cardiovascualr system (circulatory system)

Videos

- Histology of the heart (by Washington Deceit) (Part 1)

- Histology of the heart: Purkinje fibers (by Washington Deceit) (Part 2)

- Histology of the heart (by Washington Deceit) (Part 3)

- Heart

- Heart function