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Short answer question. What is role of papillary muscles and chordae tendinae in human heart? - Biology

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What is the role of papillary muscles and chordae tendinae in the human heart?

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The bicuspid and tricuspid valves are connected to chordae tendineae which in turn are connected to the papillary muscles present on the ventricular wall. Chordae tendineae and papillary muscles regulate the opening and closing of valves.

Concept: Heart
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Balbharati Biology 12th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 8 Respiration and Circulation
Exercise | Q 4.8 | Page 181
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