Why Is the Heart Considered a Double Pump?

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The heart is referred to as a double pump because it pumps both oxygenated and deoxygenated blood without mixing them. The right side pumps deoxygenated blood while the left side pumps oxygenated blood. The heart has valves to prevent back flow.
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i think because when you feel your heart, it seems that is pumps twice the stops for a second then keeps going even though the heart pumps once every second and takes a break every
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Your heart is a single organ, but it acts as a double pump. The first pump
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Hi Elka The 4 chambered heart works with two different circulatory systems. The right two chambers (right heart) controls pulmonary circulation(lungs) and the left heart the systemic
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It is a double pump in mammals. Mammals have a high metabolic rate because they have a constant & high body temperature. Therefore they need lots of oxygen & glucose supplied
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