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  • Pulmonary valve - “ The pulmonary valve (PV) is one of the four cardiac valves. It is the semilunar valve that allows blood to exit the right ventricle (RV). It opens...”
  • Heart - “ The heart is a hollow, muscular organ of the middle mediastinum, designed to pump oxygenated blood around the systemic circulation and de-oxygenat...”
  • Left atrium - “ The left atrium (LA) (plural: atria) is one of the four chambers of the heart. It receives oxygenated blood from the pulmonary circulation that is...”
  • Aortic valve - “ The aortic valve (AV) is one of the four cardiac valves. It is the semilunar valve that allows blood to exit the left ventricle (LV). It opens dur...”
  • Right ventricle - “ The right ventricle (RV) is the most anterior of the four heart chambers. It receives deoxygenated blood from the right atrium (RA) and pumps it i...”
  • Right atrium - “ The right atrium (RA) (plural: atria) is one of the four chambers of the human heart, and is the first chamber to receive deoxygenated blood retur...”
  • Tricuspid valve - “ The tricuspid valve (TV) is one of the four cardiac valves. It is one of the two atrioventricular valves (AVs) and allows blood to flow from the r...”
  • Left ventricle - “ The left ventricle is one of four heart chambers. It receives oxygenated blood from the left atrium and pumps it into the systemic circulation via...”
  • Mitral valve - “ The mitral valve (MV) (or bicuspid valve) is one of the four cardiac valves. It is the atrioventricular valve that allows blood to flow from the l...”
  • Aortic root - “ The aortic root is the first part of the aorta and connects the heart to the systemic circulation.  Gross anatomy The aortic root lies between t...”
  • Pulmonary trunk - “ The pulmonary trunk or main pulmonary artery is the solitary arterial output from the right ventricle, transporting deoxygenated blood to the lung...”
  • Cardiac valves - “ The four cardiac valves direct the flow of blood through the heart during the cardiac cycle. Gross anatomy The heart valves are located in the c...”

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