What are blood vessels

What are blood vessels - What are blood vessels What Blood...

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Unformatted text preview: What are blood vessels? What Blood vessels are a Blood network of tubes that carry blood throughout the entire body. body. There are 3 types of There Blood Vessels: Blood 1. Arteries 2. Veins 3. Capillaries Arteries Arteries The vessels that carry the blood away The from the heart are called arteries. They arteries They carry oxygenated blood oxygenated Veins Veins Veins carry blood towards Veins the heart the They carry blood that is de-oxygenated They have valves that stop the backflow of blood Capillaries Capillaries Capillaries connect the arteries and veins They carry both oxygenated and They deoxygenated blood They are in close contact with cells This powerpoint was kindly donated to www.worldofteaching.com http://www.worldofteaching.com is home to over a thousand powerpoints submitted by teachers. This is a completely free site and requires no registration. Please visit and I hope it will help in your teaching. ...
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course BIO 100 taught by Professor Robinson during the Fall '08 term at BYU.

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