Sheep Heart Dissection: Cardiovascular System

What is the Sheep Heart Dissection?

Examine both the anterior and posterior surfaces of the sheep heart. Learn the apex as the point on which the precordium farthest outwards and downwards the sternum, a point cardiac impulse. Consider the left ventricle, which is thicker and pumps oxygenated blood to all body tissues. Also, learn the right auricle receives blood with less oxygen from the body tissues through the vena cava.