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Q: which undergoes main contractions during transportation of blood in the heart: -the cardiac muscles or - the left ventricle?

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4/18/13 3:14pm

Hi Zoya,

 

The heart is comprised of cardiac muscles, including the left ventricle. The left ventricle contracts and pumps oxygenated blood throughout the body.

 

All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

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By zoya, Community Member— Last Modified: 04/18/13, First Published: 04/17/13