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(N) Parts of the Heart I

(N) Parts of the Heart I
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noun heart

Translation: corazón

Definition of heart in English

Muscular organ with one or more cavities, which pumps blood through the blood vessels.

Definition of heart in Spanish

Órgano muscular con una o más cavidades, cuya función es bombear la sangre a través de los vasos sanguíneos.

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noun pericardium

Translation: pericardio

Definition of pericardium in English

Fibrous membrane which surrounds the heart to protect it from adjacent structures.

Definition of pericardium in Spanish

Membrana fibrosa que envuelve al corazón y lo protege de estructuras vecinas.

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noun endocardium

Translation: endocardio

Definition of endocardium in English

Thin membrane which coats the inside of the heart's chambers to protect the valves and myocardium.

Definition of endocardium in Spanish

Membrana fina que sirve como revestimiento interno de las cavidades del corazón.

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noun myocardium

Translation: miocardio

Definition of myocardium in English

Muscle tissue that composes the heart.

Definition of myocardium in Spanish

Tejido muscular que compone el corazón.

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noun epicardium

Translation: epicardio

Definition of epicardium in English

Protective inner layer of the pericardium, which immediately surrounds the heart.

Definition of epicardium in Spanish

Membrana fina que recubre la superficie externa del corazón.

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noun coronary artery

Translation: arteria coronaria

Definition of coronary artery in English

Thin blood vessel with many branches which carries blood into and out of the myocardiac tissue.

Definition of coronary artery in Spanish

Vaso sanguíneo de pequeño diámetro con múltiples ramificaciones, encargado de irrigar el corazón y su tejido muscular, el miocardio.

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noun aortic artery

Translation: arteria aorta

Definition of aortic artery in English

Main artery, which carries oxygenated blood from the left ventricle of the heart to the rest of the organism, with the exception of the lungs.

Definition of aortic artery in Spanish

Arteria principal del organismo, encargada de conducir la sangre del ventrículo izquierdo del corazón al resto del organismo, a excepción de los pulmones.

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noun pulmonary artery

Translation: arteria pulmonar

Definition of pulmonary artery in English

Large artery, which carries deoxygenated blood from the right ventricle of the heart to the lungs.

Definition of pulmonary artery in Spanish

Arteria de gran calibre que conduce la sangre del ventrículo derecho del corazón a los pulmones.

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noun pulmonary vein

Translation: vena pulmonar

Definition of pulmonary vein in English

Large vein which carry oxygenated blood from the lungs to the left atrium of the heart.

Definition of pulmonary vein in Spanish

Vena de gran calibre que recibe la sangre procedente de los pulmones y la conduce hasta la aurícula izquierda del corazón.

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noun vena cava

Translation: vena cava

Definition of vena cava in English

Large, paired vein that carries deoxygenated blood from the body, with the exception of the lungs, to the right atrium of the heart.

Definition of vena cava in Spanish

Vena par y principal, que recibe sangre desoxigenada procedente de todo el organismo, a excepción de los pulmones, y la conduce a la aurícula derecha del corazón.