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- Arteries and capillaries
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1. Blood Vessels: Arteries, Capillaries & More
In this lesson, you will take a trip around the circulatory system and encounter the various blood vessels, including arteries, veins, and capillaries. Come along as we follow the path to every cell of your body.
2. Major Blood Vessels Between the Heart and Lungs: Pulmonary Trunk, Arteries & Veins
In this lesson you will learn about the main blood vessels that travel between the heart and lungs. You will also discover that these arteries and veins follow a somewhat unusual pattern.
3. Major Blood Vessels That Carry Blood Away From the Heart
Do you know which arteries are typically blocked during a heart attack? In this lesson, you will learn about the major blood vessels that feed the heart, brain and upper body. Then, find out what causes the pain known as angina.
4. Major Blood Vessels: Descending Aorta - Thoracic and Abdominal Aorta
The aorta is the largest artery of your body, and it is a strong and sturdy vessel. In this lesson, you will learn about its downward path through the chest and abdomen and discover the organs and structures supplied by its branches.
5. Major Blood Vessels Leading to the Heart: Superior Vena Cava, Inferior Vena Cava & Coronary Sinus
In this lesson, you will learn about the main blood vessel that returns blood to the heart called the Venae Cavae. You'll also learn about its two sections: the Superior and Inferior Vena Cava. You will then discover the special drainage system for the heart called the Coronary Sinus.
6. What Is Blood Plasma? - Function & Components
Blood plasma is the liquid component of blood that suspends blood cells and many other substances. Find out more about what it's made up of and how it functions with this lesson.
7. What is Prothrombin Time? - Definition & Normal Range
In this lesson, we will explore what prothrombin time means. Next, we will review the normal range for prothrombin time, look at the components of blood, and then determine how these components work together to form blood clots.
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