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CHAPTER FIFTEEN
Cardiovascular System
Right
atrium
Cusps of
tricuspid
valve
Chordae
tendineae
Muscular
ridges
Interventricular
septum
Papillary
muscles
Tricuspid
valve
Aortic
valve
Pulmonary valve
Fibrous skeleton
Mitral valve
Opening of
left coronary
artery
Posterior
FIGURE 15.7
Photograph of a human
tricuspid valve.
FIGURE 15.9
The skeleton of the heart consists of F
brous rings to which the heart valves are attached (superior view).
FIGURE 15.8
Photograph of the heart valves (superior view).
┬▒igure 15.9 labels the valves as seen in this photograph.
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