- Atrium chambers are used to receive blood from blood vessels.
- Ventricle chambers are used to pump blood from heart to lungs and body.
- Left atrium receives the oxygenated blood returning from the lungs.
- Left ventricle has the thickest walls of all. It is from this chamber the blood is pumped out of the heart, into the aorta and out to the rest of the body.
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Animation of heart
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