Blood Vessels

In which type of blood vessel is blood at its highest blood pressure?

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the arties is the blood vessel that blood is at its highest blood pressure because it fuels the whole body with that blood

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Aorta has highest pressure. Pressure gradually decreases as blood moves towards heart.



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Arteries. This is because the heart is pumping the blood away from the heart through the arteries, thus they are very high pressure due to the force of the blood being pushed quickly through a confined space.



pulmonary artery contains oxygenated blood i...:))


The arteries They need to be strong and elastic to cope with the high pressure that the heart pumps out the blood at, in order for it to reach all areas of the body.



No, I think you mean "vein".


The smallest, narrowest blood vessels are capillaries.


Veins are those vessels. They do not have much blood pressure to push the blood forward and they need these to prevent backward flow.


No particular blood type is at more risk for high blood pressure than any other type. It is mostly stress, diet, and genetics that affect blood pressure.


The majority of blood volume is in the venous system.


Capillaries have very low blood pressure


The lumen is the size of the inside of the blood vessel. The type of blood vessel that has a lumen approximately the same diameter as a single red blood cell is a capillary.


Capillaries send blood to both arteries and veins.



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veins have valves, arteries dont.



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