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According to HowStuffWorks, blood flows into the right side of the heart and out to the body from the left side. During its passage, it passes through all four chambers of the heart. Between passing through the right and... More »

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The main function of the heart is to pump blood to the lungs to be saturated with oxygen, and then pump it out into the body to supply the cells with oxygen. The heart, along with the blood vessels, make up the cardiovas... More »

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The main biological function of the heart is to pump blood throughout the body. The heart is a muscular organ that's divided into four chambers. The flow of blood through these chambers is controlled by valves. More »

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