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The heart is part of the [[The Cardiovascular System|Cardiovascular System]]&nbsp;and is found in the human body in the left centre (between the lungs). Its function is to pump oxygenated [[Blood|blood]] around the body and to collect deoxygenated [[Blood|blood]]. These two processes are seperated into the heart' left and right hand side respectively<ref>Parker S. (2007) The Human Body Book, 1st edition, London: Dorling Kindersley Limited.</ref> which are subdivided into chambers&nbsp;<ref name="image">http://www.gknmhospital.org/ctvs/hevaldis.html</ref>.  
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The heart is part of the [[The Cardiovascular System|Cardiovascular System]]&nbsp;and is found in the human body in the left centre (between the [[Lungs|lungs]). Its function is to pump oxygenated [[Blood|blood]] around the body and to collect deoxygenated [[Blood|blood]]. These two processes are seperated into the heart' left and right hand side respectively<ref>Parker S. (2007) The Human Body Book, 1st edition, London: Dorling Kindersley Limited.</ref> which are subdivided into chambers&nbsp;<ref name="image">http://www.gknmhospital.org/ctvs/hevaldis.html</ref>.  
  
 
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Revision as of 10:10, 3 December 2011

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The heart is part of the Cardiovascular System and is found in the human body in the left centre (between the [[Lungs|lungs]). Its function is to pump oxygenated blood around the body and to collect deoxygenated blood. These two processes are seperated into the heart' left and right hand side respectively[1] which are subdivided into chambers [2].

References:

  1. Parker S. (2007) The Human Body Book, 1st edition, London: Dorling Kindersley Limited.
  2. http://www.gknmhospital.org/ctvs/hevaldis.html

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