Where heart is located in human body ?

Where heart is located in human body ?

There is very simply ask questions where heart is located in human body ?, the heart is Hollow muscular organ of the size of one’s fist ( 12×9 cm ). The heart is reddish brown in colour and somewhat conical in form. Where heart is located, their answer is, heart is located almost in the middle of the thoracic cavity close to its front wall and between the lungs.

Heart average weight is about 300 gram in males and about 250 gram in females. it attains the adult weight at the age of 17 to 20 years. The heart is enclosed in tough two layer sac name is pericardium, consist of inner visceral pericardium attached to the heart and Outer parietal pericardium.

Where heart is located in human body ?

Where heart is located in human body ?

The heart is a muscular organ about the size of a fist, where heart is located in human body ?, Heart is located just behind and slightly left of the breastbone between the lungs in chest. Heart broad base faces upward and backward. And its narrow apex is directed downward, forward and slightly to the left, and rests on the diaphragm. The heart pumps blood through the network of arteries and veins called the cardiovascular system.

Where heart is located left or right ?

The heart is located underbeneath the sternum in a thoraric compartment known as the mediastinum which occupies space between the lungs. There is simple questions where heart is located left or right ?, there have very simple answer, about two third mass of heart is located to the left of body from midline.

Where heart is located in human body ?

Where heart is located in human body ?

The narrow end of heart which is also known as apex is directed downward and to the left of the body from medline. Heart is located at the approximate level of the fifth or sixth just above the arch of the Diaphragm. The broad end of the heart is known as base gives rise to the major blood vessels and it is directed upward to the right and lies at the approximate level of the second rib.

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Where heart is located in chest ?

The heart is located in the chest between the lungs behind the sternum and above the diaphragm. It is surrounded by the pericardium. Its size is about that of a fist, and its weight is about 250 to 300 gm. Its center is located about 1.5 cm to the left of the midline of the body.

The heart pumps the blood to all the parts of body ,it take oxygenated blood from lungs and supply to different cells of the body and returning deoxygenated blood passes through the heart and eliminated from lungs outside the body. it comes out over 7000 litres of blood daily, force that propels the blood comes from the contraction of cardiac muscles which form the heart wall. The cardiac muscles are striated, packed with contractile protein myofilaments and branched forming a network.

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My name is Balram Saw and by profession, I am a lecturer. I did my masters in M.sc Zoology. On this blog, I share all the information related to biology.


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