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Learning the body's pressure points

Dorsal pedis

major artery found on the foot

Carotid

major artery of neck

Brachial(artery)

major artery in upper arm

Radial

major artery in lower arm

Femoral

major artery of the thigh

Popliteal

major artery in the back of the knee

Temporal

major artery on the side of the skull

Apical

major artery on the apex of the heart

Iliac

major artery that supplies the bladder, rectum, and some reproductive organs

Renal(artery)

major artery that supplies the kidney

Intercostal

major artery that supplies the thorax

Celiac

major artery that supplies the abdomen

Ulnar

major artery that supplies the hand and forearm

Common Iliac

major vein in the pelvis

Brachial(vein)

major vein that drains the upper arm

Jugular

major vein that drains the head and brain

Hepatic

major vein that drains the liver

Renal(vein)

major vein that drains the kidney

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