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Understanding the anatomical heart

Understanding the anatomical heart!

Let’s face it the heart is pretty complicated at the best of times.

We usually teach the heart as a simple box shape… and it helps add a lot of clarity.

In fact, if you haven’t seen us explain the heart and circulatory system… check out a full-length video here (psst. this is taken from our revision mastery series)


But, what if you get given an anatomical heart drawing on your exam? or you want to cross-reference your learning to your course manual?

This 3 minute video is a tour of major landmarks around the anatomical heart… but in simple terminology.

Understanding the anatomical heart

Test your understanding

Watch the video and then try it for yourself on this image, it looks different to the one above but can you locate all 4 landmarks:

The Septum
The Left Ventricle
The Semi Lunar Valves
The Atrio-ventricular valves




Comment below if you have questions, and don’t forget to share with your friends that are also studying the heart.

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P.S. If you haven’t seen the Heart and Circulatory video then check it out, it is everything you need to know about the heart and circulatory system to pass your Level 3 Anatomy and Physiology Exam



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