Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Dissection of pericardium and heart in situ

Heart exposed within pericardial activity

Image #116-7

KEYWORDS: Heart, Left heart, Pericardial sac, Right heart.

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Dissection of pericardium and heart in situ
Heart exposed within pericardial activity
The anterior wall of the pericardial sac has been incised and the cut edges have been reflected. The epicardium remains intact.
1 . Thymus
2 . Superior vena cava
3 . Pericardium (reflected flaps)
4 . Right auricle
5 . Right ventricle
6 . Diaphragm
7 . Right margin of heart
8 . Fatty lobule
9 . Upper lobe left lung
10 . Conus arteriosus
11 . Mediastinal pleura
12 . Left ventricle
13 . Anterior interventricular sulcus
14 . Arcuate margin of heart
15 . Pericardial cavity
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