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radial and ulnar
deep veins, draining the forearm
subclavian
vein that receives blood from the arm via the axillary vein
cardiac
veins that drain venous blood from the myocardium of the heart into the coronary sinus
renal
vein that drains the kidney
internal jugular
vein that drains the dural sinuses of the brain
brachiocephalic
two veins that join to become the superior vena cava
anterior & posterior tibial
veins that drain the leg and foot
hepatic portal
large vein that carries nutrient-rich blood from the digestive organs to the liver for processing
cepahlic
superficial vein that drains the lateral aspect of the arm
gonadal
vein that drains the ovaries or testes
azygos
vein that drains the thorax, empties into the superior vena cava
inferior vena cava
largest vein below the thorax
hepatic
vein that drains the liver
gastric, inferior mesenteric, superior mesenteric
three veins that form/empty into the hepatic portal vein
great saphenous
longest superficial vein of the body; found in the leg
common iliac
vein that is formed by the union of the external and internal iliac veins
femoral
deep vein of the thigh
common carotid & subclavian
two arteries formed by the division of the brachicepahlic trunk
coronary
first artery that branches off the ascending aorta; serves the heart
internal carotid & vertebral
two paired arteries, serving the brain
aorta
largest artery of the body
dorsalis pedis
arterial network on the dorsum of the foot
deep artery of thigh
artery that serves the posterior thigh
phrenic
artery that supplies the diaphragm
brachial
artery that splits to form the radial and ulnar arteries
brachial
artery generally auscultated to determine blood pressure in the arm
inferior mesenteric
artery that supplies the last half of the large intestine
internal iliac
artery that serves the pelvis
femoral
external iliac becomes this artery on entering the thigh
brachial
major artery serving the arm
superior mesenteric
artery that supplies most of the small intestine
common iliac
the terminal branches of the dorsal, or descending aorta
celiac trunk
arterial trunk that has three major branches, which serve the liver, spleen, and stomach
external carotid
major artery, serving the tissues exernal to the skull
posterior tibial, anterior tibial, peroneal
three arteries serving the leg inferior to the knee
radial
artery generally used to feel the pulse at the wrist
aorta
damage to the left semilunar valve would interfere with blood flow into this vessel