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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 Check answers 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