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Inferior vena cava

Inferior vena cava

The large venous trunk which receives blood from the lower extremities and from the pelvic and abdominal organs. It travels through the abdomen (from the lower extremities) and returns blood to the right atrium of the heart.


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Re: Artery vs Vein

... 10-15mmHG It reached almost 0mmHG in the venue cavae, just before the venae cavae open into the right atrium of the heart. why? ... flowing from the lower limbs back to heart through the inferior vena cava is aginst gravitational pull. thats why ...

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by chanhankiang
Fri Oct 17, 2008 8:01 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Artery vs Vein
Replies: 11
Views: 39245

Saliva question

... lymph as lymph empties into the blood vessels(inferior vena cava) and then the 2 are collectively known as blood.

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by vikassud
Mon Jul 31, 2006 9:22 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Saliva question
Replies: 4
Views: 2070

Quick Question

... atrium from two major veins: the Superior Vena Cava which brings blood from the upper body and the Inferior Vena Cava that brings blood from the lower body. This blood ...

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by pdavis68
Mon Apr 24, 2006 1:24 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Quick Question
Replies: 2
Views: 1445

Tasks of Blood

... atrium from two major veins: the Superior Vena Cava which brings blood from the upper body and the Inferior Vena Cava that brings blood from the lower body. This blood ...

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by pdavis68
Mon Apr 24, 2006 1:23 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Tasks of Blood
Replies: 2
Views: 1633

Transport of carbon dioxide to the lungs

... vessels -> venula -> vein -> vena cava superior/inferior -> right atrium -> right ventricle -> pulmonary ...

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by victor
Wed Oct 26, 2005 12:59 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Transport of carbon dioxide to the lungs
Replies: 16
Views: 19571


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