Blood Vessels And Arteries Of The Upper Body

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Blood from the left subclavian artery flows into what vessel as it moves towards the left arm?
left axillary artery
Blood in the radial artery comes from what blood vessel?
brachial artery
An aneurysm is a weakened, expanded portion of an artery. Ruptured aneurysms can lead to rapid blood loss. Describe the significance of an aortic aneurysm verses a digital artery aneurysm.
Blood loss to a digital (finger) artery is less critical then blood loss to a major/aortic artery.
The pulmonary arteries carry deoxygenated blood from the heart to the lungs. Umbilical arteries carry a mixture of oxygenated and deoxygenated blood. Why are these blood vessels called...
they go away from the heart
What is the name of the outermost layer of blood vessel?
tunica externa (adventia)
What kind of blood vessels have valves?
Blood from the common carotid artery next travels to what two blood vessels?
internal and external carotid artery
Where does blood in the right subclavian artery come from?
The internal carotid artery takes blood to what organ?
the brain
The descending aorta receives blood from what vessel?
aortic arch
Blood in the right common carotid artery receives blood from what vessel?
brachiocephalic artery
Name the three blood vessels that exit from the aortic arch.
brachiocephalic, left common carotid artery, left subclavian artery

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