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Why does the heart beat after death ?

Can a heart expert answer this because after i dissected frogs i noticed its heart beat it was dead after we took out the organs vital important, cant live without organs the heart was still beating nd lol i removed the heart and it was still beating... maybe i had a super frog just kidding
Asked On : Fri, 18 Dec 2009
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Your organs do not die at the same time as your brain. You can be dead and alive at the same time, That is why we have organ donations. Blood is still pumping through your veins, just like when a chicken's head is cut of the muscles of the body are still reacting and the chicken literally runs around the yard with it's head off. As the same rate your heart is a muscle. It's life, sorry to be so graphic. Oh P.S for all the wanna be docs. out there there are some schools that allow for some fresh disections. And it is totally possible for this to happen.
Answered: Fri, 18 Dec 2009
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