Basilic Vein - Basilic Vein The basilic vein passes along...

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Basilic Vein The basilic vein passes along the back of the forearm on the ulnar side for a distance and then curves to the surface below the elbow. It continues to move up the medial side until it reaches the middle of the upper arm. There, it enters deep into the tissues and joins the "brachial vein." As the basilic and brachial veins merge, they form the "axillary vein." Brachial Artery/Vein The brachial artery stems from the axillary artery and moves along the humerus (upper arm bone) down to the elbow. It gives rise to the "deep brachial artery" that curves around the back of the humerus to supply blood to the triceps muscles. Shorter branches pass into various other muscles on the front of the upper arm, and others descend down each side of the elbow to join arteries in the forearms. The corresponding brachial vein will parallel the artery on its trip back to the heart. Bronchus The bronchus is the air passage into the lungs. Each lung has one main bronchus, which begins at the end of the trachea or windpipe. The bronchus divides into smaller branches known as
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course BSC BSC1085 taught by Professor Sharonsimpson during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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Basilic Vein - Basilic Vein The basilic vein passes along...

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