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Vein - Wikipedia

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Veins are blood vessels that carry blood toward the heart. Most veins carry deoxygenated blood from the tissues back to the heart; exceptions are the pulmonary ...

Overview of the Venous System - Heart and Blood Vessel Disorders ...

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Veins return blood to the heart from all the organs of the body. The large veins parallel the large arteries and often share the same name, but the pathways of the ...

Veins & Valves - Jobst

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Most of our blood volume is carried in the veins (64%). Veins can expand to hold large amounts of blood. Veins are blood vessels that carry blood from the body ...

Why Are Veins Blue? – The Scientific Activist - ScienceBlogs

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Apr 17, 2008 ... a likely response is that they're blue because the blood in veins is ... The reason why only veins appear blue is that veins are the only vessels ...

If Blood Is Red, Why Are Veins Blue? - Live Science

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Oct 16, 2012 ... Blood is always red, actually. Veins look blue because light has to penetrate the skin to illuminate them, blue and red light (being of different ...

Steer Clear of These 9 Artery and Vein Diseases | Everyday Health

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Arteries pump oxygen-rich blood from your heart to the rest of your body, and veins return the blood to your lungs to receive oxygen. Both types of vessels are ...

Arteries vs. veins - what's the difference? | Circulatory system ...

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So I'll draw the branches kind of coming into the vein here and here. And we know that the arteries and the veins are trying to get blood out to the capillaries.

What factors help blood move through veins? | Reference.com

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Blood moves through veins when it is pushed by muscle contractions. Unlike arteries, which carry blood away from the heart in response to the rhythmic ...

Cardiovascular System - Human Veins, Arteries, Heart - InnerBody

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The cardiovascular system consists of the heart, blood vessels, and the approximately 5 liters of blood that the blood vessels transport. Responsible for ...

Arteries, Veins, and Capillaries - Boundless

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Learn more about arteries, veins, and capillaries in the Boundless open textbook. Blood vessels include arteries, capillaries, and veins which are responsible for ...