Arteries, Veins and the Heart

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Arteries, Veins and the Heart

Arteries carry blood away from the heart towards the cells of the body. All arteries carry oxygenated blood except for the pulmonary artery and the umbilical artery (during pregnancy). The blood pressure in all arteries is relatively high.

Veins carry blood back towards the heart. The pulmonary vein and the umbilical vein

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