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What is the function of valves in the heart?



Your Answer
A

To differentiate between auricles and ventricles 

Your Answer
B

To prevent damages to the heart chambers 

Correct Answer
C

Prevent backflow of blood

Your Answer
D

Prevent leakage from the heart 


Solution

The correct option is C

Prevent backflow of blood


The heart has 4 chambers. The upper 2 chambers are called auricles and the lower chambers are known as ventricles. The auricles are separated from the ventricles by valves. These valves regulate the flow of blood and prevent its backward flow.

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