Three-chambered heart reduces mixing of blood: frog
The three-chambered heart of frogs reduces mixing of oxygenated and unoxygenated blood because of the separation of atrial inflow and outflow.
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Organism/taxonomy data provided by:
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist
Application Ideas: Method to use the same component to allow flow in and out without mixing, or when mixing is intended, e.g., mixing is important when gas and oxygen flow in a combustion engine.
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