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Names of Blood Vessels

Give the name of the blood vessels described in the clues. You will NOT need to type the words 'artery' and 'vein' in your answer each time. You do NOT need to answer them in order.
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Last updated: January 17, 2021
First submittedJanuary 17, 2021
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This artery and vein take blood in and out of the KIDNEYS
renal
This artery takes blood TO the HEAD via the neck (where you can feel a strong pulse)
carotid
This vein takes blood FROM the HEAD to the superior vena cava
jugular
This artery and vein connect the heart and LUNGS
pulmonary
This artery branches immediately off the aorta to supply the HEART muscle itself with oxygenated blood
coronary
The main artery that leaves the heart containing OXYGENATED blood
aorta
This artery and vein take blood from the heart into and out of the LIVER
hepatic
This artery and vein supply the PANCREAS and INTESTINES
mesenteric
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This artery and vein are named for their location, and take blood into and out of the ARMS
subclavian
This artery and vein take blood in and out of the LEGS
femoral
The descending aorta branches into this artery, which supplies the organs of the LOWER ABDOMEN
iliac
Deoxygenated blood from all over the body eventually flows into this MAIN VEIN that enters the heart
vena cava
This blood vessel takes digested nutrients directly FROM the ILEUM to the LIVER: hepatic ________ vein
portal
This artery used for taking the pulse at the wrist is named for the FOREARM bone it crosses
radial
This type of extremely THIN-WALLED vessel allows substances in blood to diffuse to the cells, and wastes from cells to enter the blood to be excreted
capillary
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Level 74
Jan 17, 2021
Not bad. One inaccuracy: The Abdominal organs are supplied by three major arteries, the Coeliac Axis, the Superior Mesenteric and the Inferior Mesenteric. There is no such thing as the "mesenteric artery".