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The blood flows through the heart by:
  1. Going through an atrium which leads to a ventricle
  2. Then from the ventricle, it goes to a blood vessel hwich leads to the heart
  3. A wall between the two atriums or the two ventricles keeps the blood rich in oxygen and separates it from blood with little oxygen.

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How does the heart pump blood?

It pumps blood with extremely organised contractions of the four chambers. The contractions of the chambers increase the pressure and flow rate of the blood out of the heart. The heart will continue to circulate the blood as long as there is sufficient volume (ex: no hemorrhage, dehydration, electrolyte imbalance) because the heart relies on gravity and pressure gradients to fill; meaning it cannot pull the blood back from the veins to the chambers.

How does a heart pump blood?

The heart pumps to all parts of the body by the help of twoprocesses. Name them.

Does the heart pump blood to the body?

Yes, the heart does pump blood to the body. The heart pumps blood away from it and to the body through arteries, and then the blood comes back to the heart through veins (If you need this information for a quiz, an easy way to remember this is: arteries: away, and so obviously veins: to the heart).

Does your heart pump blood as it beats?

Your heart pumps blood by contracting and releasing. That is the beat you feel. As it contracts, it pushes blood through the heart and valves close behind it then the heart releases and it fills with more blood.

How much blood is pumped through an adult heart per day?

Average cardiac output is 5 liters per min. so about 7200 liters per day. 5 litres per minute = 300 litres per hour = 7200 litres per day.During excercise this can increase to 30 litres per minute = 1800 litres per hour = 43,200 per day but this would not be sustainable.

What pumps blood into the heart?

As the heart pumps, systolic pressure on the arteries pushes the blood through the arteries into the veins. This continuous pressure circulates the blood back into the heart. Just like a water pump on a car's engine pumping water through the engine, radiator and back to the water pump to start the process again.

What pumps blood to the heart?

Well think of the heart and blood vessles as a race track. It start at the heart goes all they way around then back to the start so the heart pumps blood to the heart, but also ateries have a layer of smooth muscle that automatically contracts to help the movement of blood.

Why does the heart have to pump blood?

If oxygenated blood from the lungs to the heart is not pumped to the rest of the body, by the heart, then tissues will die from lack of oxygen (and other nutrients transported in the bloodstream). Blood needs to reach all tissues and cells, and can only do so if it propelled to them by a pressure gradient (the pressure being highest in the large arteries, and gradually less until reaching the capillaries, where the pressure is very very low).

Chamber of the heart responsible for pumping blood through high pressure circulation?

The heart has four chambers, two atria and two ventricles. Blood enters the heart by way of the right atrium and passes into the right ventricle. After the right ventricle it travels to the lungs to be oxygenated and then back to the left atrium and into the left ventricle. The left ventricle is the pressurizing part of the heart and the last stop before artiral circulation begins. Please consult a good college anatomy text book for further explanation.

How does the heart pump blood through the body?

Blood is pumped through the body by the heart by two different circuits, one of the circuits in the systemic circuit and the second circuit is the pulmonary circuit. The system circuit, starts via the left atrium and passing the mitral valve down into the left ventricle. The ventricle will then contract shortly after the atria have started relaxing and followed by the closing of the atrioventricular valves, so blood does not back wash into the atrium. Pressure will becoming higher in the left ventricle allowing ventricular systole's second phase to begin by forcing blood through the aortic semilunar valve up into the aorta so blood may reach the rest of the tissues in the body. Afterwards, the ventricles will becoming diastoling (relaxing) and pressure is now higher in the aorta then it is within the ventricles and this will cause back flow of blood back down to the ventricles but the aortic semilunar valve is has shut itself so blood may not backwash back into the ventricles. During this time, blood will be slowly returning back into the left atrium by ventricular diastole second phase & atrial systole but do note that the atrioventricular valves are still closed so blood doesn't wash into the ventriculars. Blood will travel through arteries then to arterioles and lastly to capillaries so it may begin a gas exchange of oxygenated blood to the tissues to unoxygenated blood back to the heart, via the capillaries, venules, veins then superior & inferior vena cava. Next is the pulmonary circuit which it will return the deoxygenated blood into the right atrium via the superior/inferior vena cava down the tricuspid valve to the right ventricle and blood will be forced up into pulmonary trunk via the pulmonary semilunar valve to the pulmonary arteries via the ventricular systole (same exact process as systemic circuits.) It will then travel towards the lungs, via the ateries then arterioles and capillaries once again but this time the capillaries with run along aveoli which are air sac's of the lungs that control the gas exchange between our atmosphere's....So, as you breath out you are going to be releasing the carbon dioxide from the tissues that were collected from those veins and transported via the arteries but as you breath in. oxygen will be inhaled back into the aveoli and will now allow oxygenated blood to return it back into the pulmonary venules then to the pulmonary veins to return back to the heart so it may re-enter back into left atrium and pass the mitral valve into the left ventricle via ventricular systole and back through the aortic semilunar valve to the aorta and to the rest of the bodies tissue.

What organs does the heart pump blood to?

The Heart is a muscular organ that pumps blood to all parts of the body. Your heart works as a pump that pushes blood to the organs, tissues, and cells of your body. Blood delivers oxygen and nutrients to every cell and removes the waste products made by those cells. Blood is carried from your heart to the rest of your body through a complex network of arteries, arterioles, and capillaries. Blood is returned to your heart through venules and veins.

Why does your heart pump out blood?

the heart pumps blood to support the muscles and kepp you alive. the heart pumps blood to support the muscles and kepp you alive

How does heart pumps blood?

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Does the heart pump blood to and from the lungs?

No. Heart pumps blood only to places. However, the circulatory system is, well, circular and the blood that has been pumped away will eventually return to the heart via the veins since more and more blood would be pumped from the blood to fill its place.

When the heart quivers does it pump blood?

Quiver is diff from pump. Do NOT get it mix up. That said it pumps more or equal to amount blood. Or more. Heart quivers are a doctor consultable illness/abnormalormalality. Please consult and consult.

The blood that your heart pumps to the lungs is transported through?

Veins carry deoxygenated (blood lacking oxygen) blood back to the heart. Arteries carry oxygenated (blood with oxygen in) blood away from the heart and around the body.

How does the heart pump blood to itself?

\nInterestingly, none of the blood pumped THROUGH the heart provides circulation TO the heart itself. The heart muscle has its own set of arteries and veins (such as the descending and circumflex) from which to obtain oxygen and nutrients.

Does the heart pump blood through the body?

Hmmm... well if the heart didnt plump blood thru our body we woukd be dead... no!! it dosent!! wat do u think?!?!?!?!?!?!?!

Blood is pumped out of the heart by what chambers?

The blood is pumped out of the heart, when it is oxygenated, through the left atrium and left ventricle into the aorta.

What pumps blood from the heart to the body?

the heart pumps blood to the aorta which distributes it to the rest of the body.

What is the order in which the heart pumps blood?

Right Atrium, right ventricle, lungs, left atrium, left ventricle, then it goes all over the body, comes back to the heart and repeats the process. . For the heart to function properly, the four chambers must beat in an organized manner. The four heart chambers fill with and pump blood. The right and left atria pump blood to the right and left ventricles respectively. . The four heart valves are: 1. the tricuspid valve, located between the right atrium and right ventricle; 2. the pulmonary or pulmonic valve, between the right ventricle and the pulmonary artery; 3. the mitral valve, between the left atrium and left ventricle; and 4. the aortic valve, between the left ventricle and the aorta. Each valve has a set of flaps (also called leaflets or cusps). The mitral valve has two flaps; the others have three. Under normal conditions, the valves permit blood to flow in only one direction. Blood flow occurs only when there's a difference in pressure across the valves that causes them to open. . Blood returning to the heart from the body (venous blood that has already had oxygen taken from it) enters the right atrium. Blood flows and is pumped from the right atrium across the open tricuspid valve into the right ventricle. . As the right ventricle starts to contract the tricuspid valve closes (blood can only be pumped forward) the pulmonic valve opens and blood pumped into the pulmonary arteries. These arteries carry blood to the lungs to be oxygenated. . Oxygenated blood is returned to the heart by pulmonary veins. This oxygenated blood enters the left atrium. Blood from the left atrium flows across an open mitral valve to enter the left ventricle. As the left ventricle starts to contract the mitral valve closes and the aortic valve opens as blood is pumped across it into the aorta.The aorta and arteries that branch from it carry blood to the entire body. The left ventricle is the largest and most forcefully contracting chamber of the heart. It must pump oxygen rich blood to the whole body. .

Why does the heart pump blood through the body?

The heart pumps blood around the body because it carries oxygen and glucose to the brain, without them a person will loose consciousness. Muscles need oxygen, glucose, amino acids, sodium, calcium and potassium salts in order to contract normally, these are all carried through the blood in our bodies from the foods we eat and the air we breathe. Without blood circulating the body, it begins to shut down and after a very short period of time will die.

What happens to the blood as it is pumped through the heart?

Nothing really happens to the blood as it is pumped through the heart. The blood just gets redirected and sent to a location in the body.

Where is blood from the heart pumped into?

It goes to the parts of the body that need blood. So which is practically your whole body.

The Blood is pumped out of the heart by the?

If I understand the question, the answer is the ventricles. The left and right atria (singular: atrium), or upper chambers, pump the blood down into the ventricles. Then the ventricles pump it out. Right ventricle pumps it to the lungs, left ventricle pumps it into the aorta, where it is routed around the body.

Do you see tiny ''doors'' that open and close as blood is pumped through the heart?

These "doors" are the following valves: . Tricuspid Valve - arterioventricular valve of the right side . Pulmonary Semilunar Valve - right side of the heart . Mitral or Bicuspid Valve - AV valve of the left side . Aortic Semilunar Valve - left side of the heart

The blood pumped from the heart to the lungs is transported through?

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How does The heart pump oxygen-rich blood through the body?

The Aorta, the main artery. It leaves the heart from the left ventricle and delivers oxygen rich blood to the body.

Which chamber of the heart pumps blood through the body?

Oxygenated blood flows from the lungs by pulmonary arteries and veins into the right atria and ventricle which then flows through the aortic semilunar valve into the aorta to the rest of the body which then flows back into the heart through veins and arteries into the left atria and ventricle and back into the lungs and the process repeats.

What valves are open during the process where the blood is pumped from the heart to the body through the aorta?

the four valves in the heart are -tricuspid -pulmonary semi-lunar -bicuspid -aortic semi-lunar the aortic semi-lunar is valve the blood flows through when the described circumstance occurs but both of the semi-lunar valves open and close at the same time because both ventricles pump simultaneously

Is blood propelled through the body by the pumping action of the heart?

yes it is. the blood travels through tubes in the body called vessels. there are 4 types of vessel but i can't be bothered listing them!!!the smallest is the capillary vessel

Does blood keeps the heart pumping?

not entirely, if the blood flow stops,so does the heart, but the heart is mainly used to keep the blood flowing so it can get to different parts of the body. Electricity can keep a heart pumping if the correct amount of flow is being produced so blood can be replaced for the heart but cannot sustain a human body.

Which valves are open during this process of which the blood is pumped from the heart to the body through the aorta?

During ventricular systole both ventricles contract, forcing the blood out of them and into another vessel. The left ventricle is the one that provides blood to the rest of the body. As it contracts, the high pressure causes the aortic semilunar valve to open, and blood travels through it to the aorta.

Does a frog's heart pump blood through it's body?

Yes. Just like any other animal that has a heart, the function of a frogs heart is to pump blood to all of its body's tissues.

Why does the heart continually pump blood?

The involuntary muscle is constantly contracting and expanding to supply oxygen rich blood to the body.

It pumps blood from the heart into the aorta?

The left ventricle. Blood from the body comes into the right atrium goes into the right ventricle and is then pumped to the lung comes back to the left atrium and then left ventricle to the aorta to the body.

How do does your heart pump blood?

The heart is a muscle which is constantly contracting and relaxing. the force of this contraction and relaxation causes the blood to rush through the veins and arteries of your body. another way of looking at it is if you think of the heart as an air pump. when you squeeze and let go of the air pump, that causes air to move. it is the same with the heart.

Does the heart pump blood through the lungs?

no it doesnt or you would be breathing in blood and that makes no sense.

How the heart operates to pump blood through the body?

Your brain sends a signal to your heart creating magnetic pulses onto the feet and exploding out of the heart killing every human and alien life around you, turning them into zombies -sorry mate

Why is it important that the heart pumps blood?

It is important that the heart pumps blood so you can receive that blood to important limbs and arteries and anywhere else it is needed.

What organ pumps blood out of the heart?

The heart is a muscle, but it is NOT in the muscular system, and pumps blood to all parts of the body :)

How heart pumps blood to the head?

That is what is the job of a heart.By pumping it apply pressure on the blood so that it reaches ever part of our body.

Why is blood pumped from the heart to the lungs?

the blood is pumped to the lungs in order to get oxygen and become oxygenated and thus supply the body cells and tissues with oxygen

Where does the heart pump oxygenated blood?

Left Ventricle * Blood flows through the mitral valve (also known as the bicuspid valve) into the left ventricle. * Contraction of the ventricle closes the mitral valve and opens the aortic valve at the entrance to the aorta. * The first branches from the aorta occur just beyond the aortic valve still within the heart. * Two openings lead to the right and left coronary arteries, which supply blood to the heart itself. Although the coronary arteries arise within the heart, they pass directly out to the surface of the heart and extend down across it. They supply blood to the network of capillaries that penetrate every portion of the heart. * The capillaries drain into two coronary veins that empty into the right atrium. . http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080707203519AAgh3e5 More: In mammals, the function of the right side of the heart is to collect de-oxygenated blood, in the right atrium, and pump it, through the tricuspid valve, via the right ventricle, into the lungs, (pulmonary circulation) so that the carbon dioxide can be dropped off and oxygen picked up. The passive process of diffusion happens on this stage. The left side collects oxynated blood from the lungs into the left atrium. From it the blood moves to the left ventricle, through the mitral valve, also called bicuspid valve, which pumps it out to the body, (via the aorta) .

What pumps blood to the aorta from the heart?

The muscles of the left ventricle pumps blood through the aortic valve into the aorta, in the heart, from which the blood is distributed throughout the body.

How the human heart pumps the blood?

The brain sends a signal to the sinoatrial (SA) node of the heart, initiating a wave of contraction throughout the heart. Blood flowing into the heart's right atrium, then into the right ventricle, then through the pulmonary artery to the lungs to exchange out carbon dioxide waste and fresh oxygen inflow. That blood is then pumped back into the heart via the pulmonary vein into the left ventricle. It's pumped into the left atrium, and out the aorta to the rest of the body.

What does the heart pump blood through so it moves around the body?

The heart acts as a powerful pump to push the blood through theveins, arteries & capillaries to carry oxygen & sugar tofuel the muscles & organs that keep us alive; then carries thedepleted blood to the lungs to pick up oxygen & the intestinesto replenish the sugar

Is the blood pumped out of the heart by the ventricles?

It is pumped out THROUGH the ventricles, not BY them. The pump isthe heart - or more specifically the contractions and expansions ofthe heart.

Which side of the heart pumps blood through the arteries?

Humans: blood enters the right atrium, collects, get dumped into the right ventrical, gets pumped to the lungs, collects in the left aurical (atrium), gets dumped into the left ventrical, guts pumped into the aorta (a blood vessel) and to the body! Figure it out.

What is the organ of the heart which pumps blood?

The human heart is a four chambered muscular organ, whose sole taskis to pump blood round the body.