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What is the sole purpose of the heart?
To circulate blood through the circulartoy system
What two chambers of the heart form the base?
The atria
What two chamber of the heart form the apex?
The ventricles
What are the 3 layers of the heart starting with the innermost layer and working out?
What are the 2 divisions of the myocardium?
Subendocardial area, the inner half of the myocardium
Subepicardial area, the outer half of the myocardium
The walls of the left ventricle are more muscular and about how much thicker than the right ventricle?
About 3 times
Define pericardium
Tough fibrous sac that encloses the heart