Chapter 6: Transportation in Animals and Plants

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Transportation in Animals and Plants

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Describe the function of the heart.

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The heart is an organ that pumps blood to all parts of the body through blood vessels. For the transport of blood, our heartbeats continuously like a pump. The heart has four chambers. The upper two chambers are called atria (singular: atrium) and the lower two chambers are called ventricles. The partition between the chambers helps to avoid mixing up blood rich in oxygen with blood rich in carbon dioxide. 


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