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Mitral (or Bicuspid) Valve

The bicuspid and tricuspid valves are both located between the atrium and the ventricle.   They are similar in appearance and can be difficult for beginning anatomists to identify accurately.  There are a couple of different ways to remember and then locate the valves.  First, you must remember …

Dissection of the Sheep Heart

The vessels of the heart are identified in this video: aorta, pulmonary trunk, brachiocephalic, and the vena cava.  The heart is then cut in half the the internal structures are revealed: the atria,  ventricles, bicuspid and tricuspid.

Heart, Biscuspid

This dissected heart shows the left ventricle and the muscular wall of the septum.  The left side of the heart is much more muscular than the right side of the heart, which is why we seem to feel our heartbeat more on the left side of the chest. …