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Details for anatomical structure: heart

EndoNet ID: ENC00602

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heart, coeur, Cor

General information

The hollow muscular organ which acts as a pump by its rhythmic contractions in order to maintain the circulation of the blood in the organism; it is divided by a musculomembranous septum into two halves, each of which consists of a receiving chamber (atrium) and an ejecting chamber (ventricle)

Links to other resources

Cytomer cy0048127

Larger structures

  • circulatory_system__hematopoietic_system
  • parts_of_human_body


  • endothelial_cell
  • smooth_muscle_cell
  • ventricles
  • endocardium
  • cardiac_myocyte
  • cardiac_muscle
  • macrophage
  • atrium_of_heart
  • fibroblast

Secreted hormones