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What are arteries?

arteries are blood vessels that are part of the system carrying blood under pressure from the heart to the rest of the body   -OR-Arteries are blood vessels that carry oxyg (MORE)

What is an artery?

An artery is any blood vessel in the body which carries blood away from the heart to the organs, muscles and other tissue that needs it. Some arteries in the human body includ (MORE)

Why is the pulmonary artery called an artery?

It is called a artery because arteries are vessels that stem from the heart and deliver blood to the organs. The pulmonary artery is still an artery, even though it carries de (MORE)

Where are your arteries?

  Your arteries carry blood from the heart to all corners of the body. The aorta is the main artery leaving the heart, with well known branches like the carotid artery (to (MORE)

What does the hepatic artery do?

The hepatic artery brings blood to the liver. It also delivers  blood to other organs and parts of the intestine.
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