Blood Vessels

Do veins travel in the heart or away from the heart?
In the heart.
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Do veins have thick or thin walls and what type of lumen do they have?
Veins have thin wallw and have a large lumen
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What do veins contain?
Contain valves to prevent backflow.
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Does veins carry oxygenated or deoxygenated blood?
Veins carry deoxygenated blood as when it enters the heart it turns oxygenated.
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What do the pulmonary version of the vein carry?
Oxygenated blood.
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Do arteries travel into the heart or away from the heart?
Travel away form the heart.
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What type of walls do arteries have and why?
Thick muscular walls to maintain the blood pressure.
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What type of lumen does arteries have?
Small lumen.
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What type of blood does arteries carry?
oxygenated blood.
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What type of blood does the pulonary version carry?
Deoxygenated blood.
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Do arteries contain valves?
No they dont.
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What do the capillaries do?
Deliver fluid, nutrients and oxygen to the tissues.
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What does capillaries collect from the lungs and delivers?
Collects oxygen from the lungs and delivers carbon dioxide.
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What do the capillaries connect?
Connects veins and arteries.
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Do capillaries have thin or thick walls?
Very thin walls about 1 cell thick.
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