Blood Vessels Part 2 (B3)

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Arteries carry blood away from the heart to the organs. They are thick and elastic and have a lumin. Veins carry blood away from the organs back to the heart. They have large lumin and valves. Capillaries are one cell thick and connect arteries to veins. 

Blood leaves the lungs rich in oxygen. Blood travels through the pulmonary vein and enters the left atrium. It then travels into the left ventricle, which muscular walls…


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