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Circulatory System

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atrioventricular valve
valve that controls the flow from the atriums to the ventricles
umbilical artery
delivers deoxygenated from the fetus back to the mother
umbilical vein
carries oxygenated blood from the mother to the fetus
renal arteries
carry oxygenated blood from the aorta to the kidney
renal veins
carry deoxygenated blood from the kidney to the inferior vena cava
brachiocephalic artery
carry oxygenated blood from the aorta to the right arm. head, and neck
brachiocephalic vein
formed by the union of the internal jugular and subclavian vein. carries deoxygenated blood back to the right atrium through the superior vena cava.
ductus arteriosus
Connects the pulmonary artery and aortic arch only in fetuses to bypass the fetuses lungs. Receives oxygenated blood from the umbilical vein.
dorsal aorta
large blood vessel along the dorsal (back) region that supplies oxygenated blood to several body parts
external common carotid artery
major artery of the head
external jugular vein
Vein located at the side of the neck that carries blood returning to the heart from the head, face, and neck