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ductus arteriosus

bypass found in fetal pigs that prevents blood from entering the lungs


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

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