What Are the Three Types of Blood Vessels?


The three types of blood vessels are veins, arteries and capillaries. The arteries are charged with carrying blood that is rich in oxygen while the veins carry de-oxygenated blood. Capillaries on the other hand are the minute blood vessels that link the arterial and venous sides of circulation.
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Arteries - carry blood away from the heart. Veins - carry blood back to the heart. Capillaries - allow the exchange of water/chemicals between blood and tissues.
Capillaries are very small, thin and fragile. In some cases, they are only one cell thick, so only one cell can pass through them at a time. The arteries pass blood rich with oxygen
1) Arteries. 2) Capillaries. 3) Veins. Hope that helps!
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The three types of blood vessels are arteries, capillaries and veins. They are part of the circulatory system that circulates blood throughout the body. Arteries carry blood away from the heart; the capillaries enable the actual exchange of water and nutrients between the blood and the tissues while the veins carry blood from the capillaries back to the heart.
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