Cardiovascular System: Anatomical Terms; Blood Vessels

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  1. arteries
    vessels that carry blood from the heart to the arterioles
  2. aorta
    large artery that is the main trunk of the arterial system branching from the left ventricle
  3. arterioles
    small vessles that receive blood from the arteries
  4. capillaries
    tiny vessels that join arterioles and venules
  5. venules
    small vessels that gather blood from the capillaries
  6. veins
    vessels that carry blood to the heart from the venules
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Cardiovascular System: Anatomical Terms; Blood Vessels
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