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What is the main function of heart

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Asked by Subrata Haldar, 08 Apr '12 06:46 pm
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Heart is a pump, to pump blood 24 hrs a day.
Answered by Wolverine Logan, 10 Apr '12 01:09 am

 
  
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The heart is made of a contracting muscle that generates the force required to transport blood to all parts of the body. The muscle contracts from the bottom up to eject the blood into the aorta. The aorta branches out into a network of blood vessels that distributes blood to the organs of the body.

In the heart, there are 4 valves that allow the blood to move in 1 direction only. For example, the aortic valve opens when the ventricle contracts and closes immediately when the heart relaxes, preventing the blood from returning back to the left ventricle.

In addition to the muscle and the valves, the heart is made of a complex electrical system that allows the muscle to pump continuously and predictably. Electrical impulses are generated from a site in the right atrium called the sino-atrial node. This serves as the natural pacemaker of the heart, generating electrical impulses at the normal resting rate of 60 to 100 beats per minute. At a rate of 60 beats per minute, the heart con ...more
Answered by jameel ahmed, 08 Apr '12 06:48 pm

 
  
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To love.
Answered by Dharmarajan, 08 Apr '12 06:47 pm

 
  
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Heart cleans the impure blood with the help of oxygen gets from lungs and pumps to all over the body from where it get impure blood for the same.
Answered by mutharaju ramana, 05 Sep '12 07:04 am

 
  
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To pump blood in the whole body .simple
Answered by krish, 08 Apr '12 07:24 pm

 
  
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Pump blood
Answered by ambuj kumar, 08 Apr '12 06:52 pm

 
  
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The main function of the heart is to take in the impure blood from the body, purify it and pump the pure blood into the body.
Answered by Seshadri Srinivasan, 08 Apr '12 06:52 pm

 
  
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