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Blood vessels carry blood throughout the entire body. The names of some blood vessels are related to the region which they supply or drain. Most named veins will have the same name of its accompanying artery. Review the blood vessels of the various regions of the body listed below.

Assignment 1 – The Circulatory System: Blood Vessels

Cranial cavity

Head and neck

Thoracic cavity

Upper extremity

Abdominopelvic cavity

Lower extremity

Some Major Blood Vessels

Directions: Complete the table below indicating the area where blood flows based on the blood vessel carrying it.

Head
Artery Blood goes to (organ/region) Blood comes from (organ/region) Vein
Common carotid Right & Left Jugular

Internal & External

Thoracic Cavity
Artery Blood goes to (organ/region) Blood comes from (organ/region) Vein
Aorta Systemic circuit Systemic circuit Vena cava

Supeior & Inferior

Coronary

Right & Left

Coronary

Right & Left

Brachiocephalic Brachiocephalic
Subclavian

Right & Left

Subclavian

Right & Left

Pulmonary Pulmonary
Upper Extremity (Arm)
Artery Blood goes to (organ/region) Blood comes from (organ/region) Vein
Axillary Axillary
Brachial Brachial
//////////////////// Medial cubital
Radial Radial
Ulnar Ulnar
Abdomino-pelvic Cavity
Artery Blood goes to (organ/region) Blood comes from (organ/region) Vein
Hepatic Hepatic
//////////////////// Hepatic portal
Gastric

Right & Left

Gastric

Right & Left

Splenic Splenic
Mesenteric

Superior & Inferior

Mesenteric

Superior & Inferior

Renal

Right & Left

Renal

Right & Left

Lumbar Lumbar
Iliac

Common, Internal & External

Iliac

Common, Internal & External

Gonadal

Right & Left

Gonadal

Right & Left

Lower Extremity (Leg)
Artery Blood goes to (organ/region) Blood comes from (organ/region) Vein
Femoral Femoral
Popliteal Popliteal
Tibial

Anterior & Posterior

Tibial

Anterior & Posterior

Directions: Visit the main internet link http://www.ehow.com/videos-on_6760_blood-vessels.html to view the video clips related to blood vessels, or you may view the individual links next to the video clip name. Each video clip is approximately one minute long. Upon completing the viewing the videos and reviewing your blood vessels, answer the questions below.

· Which Blood Vessels Carry Blood Toward the Heart? http://www.ehow.com/video_4790467_blood-carry-blood-toward-heart_.html

· What blood vessel does blood goes through in the kidneys? http://www.ehow.com/video_4790463_blood-blood-go-through-kidneys_.html

· What are the blood vessels in the heart? http://www.ehow.com/video_4790460_blood-vessels-heart_.html

· Three kinds of blood vessels. http://www.ehow.com/video_4790454_three-kinds-blood-vessels.html

· What are the largest blood vessels in the body? http://www.ehow.com/video_4790461_largest-blood-vessels-body_.html

· What is the smallest blood vessel? http://www.ehow.com/video_4790465_smallest-blood-vessel_.html

Blood Vessel Questions:

1. What are the small veins called? _____________________________________________

2. What is the name of the smallest blood vessels in the body? _______________________

3. Which vessels carry blood away from the heart? ________________________________

4. What is the general name of the blood vessels on the heart? ________________________

5. What is the name of the artery that carries deoxygenated blood? ____________________

6. Name the largest artery in the human body. ____________________________________

7. What are the small arteries called? ___________________________________________

8. Name the blood vessels that allow for gas exchange? _____________________________

9. The renal artery supplies blood to what organ? __________________________________

10. Name the blood vessels that have valves. ______________________________________

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