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Why the heart is located on the left side?

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Asked by sanjay sharma, 03 Feb '13 10:09 pm
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It is not on left side bur only marginally offset to provide room for vena cava and arteries.
Answered by MAdhavan Avadhany, 03 Feb '13 10:15 pm

 
  
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I don't know
Answered by Purnima Gupta, 04 Feb '13 01:33 pm

 
  
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To accommodate the other body organs
Answered by surendra kumar, 03 Feb '13 10:11 pm

 
  
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Manufacturer's specification!!!
Answered by sigma, 03 Feb '13 10:11 pm

 
  
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Well....ask god....i dnt know
Answered by True Friend, 03 Feb '13 10:11 pm

 
  
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The left muscle wall of the heart is thicker than the right because of the requirement to pump blood from the left throughout the body, as opposed to the right side pumping only through the lungs.

The right chambers only pump blood to the lungs to collect oxygen. Blood then returns to the
left atrium and ventricles to be pumped through the aorta and around the body.

Therefore, the left hand side of the heart has to be bigger and stronger (making it weigh more and affecting it's position in the body). The heart naturally leans towards the left because of the difference in weight.
Answered by jafar, 03 Feb '13 10:26 pm

 
  
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