Essays Tagged: "Left ventricle"

Practical report on the disection of a sheep heart.

t has four chambers and is similar in size. Two of these chambers are receiving chambers called the left and right atrium. The other two are pumping chambers called the right and left ventricle.The re ... the blood is pumped into the lungs where it is oxygenated, the oxygenated blood travels through the left ventricle then pushes the blood through the aorta, which provides the body with blood.AimsThe a ...

(2 pages) 70 2 3.8 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

The movement cycle of the erythrocyte (or red blood cell).

red blood cell (erythrocyte) which is contained in plasma, becomes oxygenated in a capillary in the left lung. From here it is forced into one of the pulmonary veins, and transported into the left atr ... reservoir, which then contracts, squeezing out any blood which hasn't already passed along into the left ventricle. The left ventricle is the most muscular part of the heart, and it is made up of a ch ...

(1 pages) 31 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

This essay describes the anatomy of the frog

xcretory systems of a frog work.There are two upper chambers of the heart, the right atrium and the left atrium. The frog heart, however, has only one lower chamber, a single ventricle. In humans, the ... umans, the lower chamber of the heart is divided into two compartments, the right ventricle and the left ventricle. Oxygenated blood and deoxygenated blood containing waste gases are present at the sa ...

(4 pages) 27 0 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Cardiovascular System

/w lungs in the mediastinal space beating is palpable @ 5th intercostals space, approx 2 in. left of midline this pulsation (arising at the apex of the heart) is termed point of maximal ... ided vertically by the septum Atrial myocardium is thinner than that of the ventricle Left ventricular wall is 3 times thicker than the right b/c it has the force to pump blood into the ...

(6 pages) 85 1 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Pediatric Heart disease: Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF).

al defect (VSD)3. Overriding aorta (the aortic valve is enlarged and appears to arise from both the left and right ventricles instead of the left ventricle as occurs in normal hearts)4. Right ventricu ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Congestive Heart Failure

h that there is inadequate perfusion of tissues, and/or increased diastolic filling pressure of the left ventricle, such that pulmonary capillary pressures are increased" (Brashers, 2002, p.53).Conges ... umulation and to matrix deposition; fragmentation of the internal elastic membrane also occurs. The left ventricular wall and septum thickens, which increases stiffness and limits diastolic filling (W ...

(15 pages) 234 1 3.8 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Bio-Red Blood Cell Journey

ery called the aorta making sure that I am full of oxygen. The forceful contraction of your heart's left ventricle forces me into your aorta which then branches into many smaller arteries, which run t ... ts of it! I then enter your pulmonary veins and then return to your heart, re-entering through your left atrium. Then I pass through a one-way valve into your left ventricle where I will exit your hea ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

How the Heart Works

diaphragm is higher up on the right side to make room for the liver, is wider and shorter than the left lung. The left lung is thinner and longer than the right, because there is a notch for the hear ... and longer than the right, because there is a notch for the heart to fit.When blood flows from the left ventricle to the rest the body, except for the lungs, and back to the right atrium, is called s ...

(2 pages) 21 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Hearts Function

es called chambers. The 2 upper ones are small with very thin walls. Those are called the right and left Atria. These are the parts of the heart, where blood first flows through.The Atria has thin wal ... wer-houses" in the heart. The Ventricles' walls are made of a very string muscle called Cardiac.The left ventricle is a bit larger than the right ventricle. The reason for that is because the left ven ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology