In what anatomical position of the body is the heart located?

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The heart is located behind and slightly left of the sternum, between the two lungs, and enclosed in a sac called the pericardium.

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In the human being the heart lies just behind and slightly to the left of the sternum (breastbone) in a double-layered sac called the pericardium.

It is in the thoracic cavity, positioned between the two lungs with the lowest point lying on the diaphragm.

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