Heart Valves Explained

Updated:Jun 23,2014

Learn More About Heart Valves

The upper two are the right and left atria. The lower two are the right and left ventricles. Blood is pumped through the chambers, aided by four heart valves. The valves open and close to let the blood flow in only one direction. 



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