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Why are the wall of arteries proportionately thicker than those of the corresponding veins?

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2008-11-13 17:13:53

Because the blood is pumped directly into arteries so there is

more pressure on the arteries. Because the blood is pumped directly

into arteries so there is more pressure on the arteries.


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