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Circulatory System

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ductus arteriosus
bypass found in fetal pigs that prevents blood from entering the lungs
aorta
largest artery; carries oxygenated blood to the body
pulmonary artery
only artery in body that contains deoxygenated blood- carries deoxygenated blood from heart to lungs
pulmonary veins
only veins in body that contain oxygenated blood-carries oxygenated blood from lungs to heart
posterior vena cava
vein that brings deoxygenated blood from the lower part of the body to the heart
anterior vena cava
veins that bring deoxygenated blood from the upper part of the body to the heart