Systemic Circulation - blood to the head • Touch them to feel your pulse Jugular vein • 2 major veins drain the head and brain Internal •

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Systemic Circulation Head and Neck One of htree types of specialized circulation A few minutes without oxygen will cause brain damage Cartoid artery: Enters the face near the mandible where it divides into the two other arteries The external carotid supplies the superficial areas of the neck,face and scalp The internal carotid supplies the front part of the base of the brain-major supplier of
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Unformatted text preview: blood to the head • Touch them to feel your pulse Jugular vein • 2 major veins drain the head and brain Internal • Drains anterior face and neck • Drains into the brachiocephalic vein then into the superior vena cava External Jugular • More superficial • Drains blood from the posterior part of the head and neck...
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This note was uploaded on 11/25/2011 for the course PHRM 3010 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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