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In this interactive, you can label parts of the human heart. Drag and drop the text labels onto the boxes next to the diagram. Selecting or hovering over a box will highlight each area in the diagram.

Rights: University of Waikato Published 16 June 2017 Referencing Hub media

In this interactive, you can label parts of the human heart. Drag and drop the text labels onto the boxes next to the heart diagram. If you want to redo an answer, click on the box and the answer will go back to the top so you can move it to another box. If you want to check your answers, use the Reset Incorrect button. This will reset incorrect answers only. When you are happy with your selection, use the Submit button to check them. Use Reset All to practise again from the start. Selecting or hovering over a box will highlight each area in the diagram.

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Parts of the heart

Labels

Description

Vena cava

Carries deoxygenated blood from the body to the heart

Semilunar valve

Flaps that prevent backflow of blood

Left atrium

Receives oxygenated blood from the lungs

Left ventricle

Region of the heart that pumps oxygenated blood to the body

Pulmonary artery

Carries deoxygenated blood to the lungs

Right ventricle

Region of the heart that pumps deoxygenated blood to the lungs

Pulmonary vein

Carries blood oxygenated from the lungs

Right atrium

Segment of the heart that receives deoxygenated blood

Aorta

The main artery carrying oxygenated blood to all parts of the body