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blood vessel test AP

Jugular vein drain deoxygenated blood from head and neck
saphenous vein drain deoxygeneted blood from lower extremeties this is the longest vein
Vena cava largest vein in the body drains venous blood from all body
carotid artery bring O blood to head and neck
pulmonary artery bring deoxygenated blood from right ventrickle to the lungs
Celiac artery first breanch of the abdominal aorta feeds, stomach, liver, splin
brachial artery brings oxygenated blood to ypper extremeties used for taking Blood pressure
Radial artery brings oxygenated blood to forearm and hand is used to take pulse
Femoral artery brings oxygenated blood to lower extremities
Popliteal artery brings oxygenated blood to leg and foot
Aorta the largest artery
Vasoconstriction internal lumen of a blood vessel get smaller
Vasodilation internal lumen of a blood vessel get bigger
blood pressure force egzerted on a walls of the artery as blood flows through
Anastomosis conection between two structures not normaly conected
Thrombus stationary blood clot
Emboli moving blood clots
Aneurysm local whitning of a blood vessel
Atherosclerosis deposit of fat or lipid (fatty plaque) in the walls of an artery
Arteriosclerosis hardening of the arteries due to aging
Endarterectomy removal of inner linen of an artery
DVT deep vein thrombosis
venous clots go to the lungs
coronary clots go to the heart and brain
ASHD artherosclerosis heart disease
Created by: erjola1981



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