Arteries are blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart. While most
arteries carry oxygenated blood, there are two exceptions to this, the pulmonary
WebMD provides a diagram and medical information about the anatomy of the
Artery, in human physiology, any of the vessels that, with one exception, carry
oxygenated blood and nourishment from the heart to the tissues of the body.
Arteries definition, Anatomy. a blood vessel that conveys blood from the heart to
any part of the body. See more.
Your carotid arteries are two large blood vessels in your neck. They supply your
brain with blood. If you have carotid artery disease, the arteries become narrow, ...
Artery: A vessel that carries blood high in oxygen content away from the heart to
the farthest reaches of the body. Since blood in arteries is usually full of oxygen, ...
Nov 12, 2015 ... Carotid artery disease (CAD) occurs when a blockage in one or both carotid
arteries decreases the amount of blood flow to your brain. This can ...
An artery is an elastic blood vessel that transports blood away from the heart.
Pulmonary and systemic arteries are two main types of arteries.
The heart receives its own supply of blood from the coronary arteries. Two major
coronary arteries branch off from the aorta near the point where the aorta and ...
The system of blood vessels resembles a tree: The "trunk," the main artery (aorta)
, branches into large arteries, which lead to smaller and smaller vessels.