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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 16: Figure 1

Atlas of Human Anatomy

The intact heart seen from the anterior surface lying in the opened pericardium.

Translated by: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD and Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
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The intact heart seen from the anterior surface lying in the opened pericardium

a) Auricle of right atrium.
b) Auricle of left atrium.
c) Right ventricle.
d) Left ventricle.
e) Transverse sulcus.
f) Anterior longitudinal sulcus.
g) Apex of heart.
h) Pericardium.

  1. pulmonary artery.
  2. ascending aorta.
  3. right coronary artery.
  4. anterior descending coronary artery.
  5. great cardiac vein, origin.
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