Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (14th Edition)

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1305073959
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-395-1

Chapter 36 - Self-Quiz - Page 639: 7


b. the left ventricle

Work Step by Step

Oxygen-rich blood returns to the left atrium of the heart by way of the pulmonary veins coming from the lungs. This blood passes from the left atrium through the left AV valve into the left ventricle. From the left ventricle, the blood then passes into the aorta to be distributed to the rest of the body.
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