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A Visual Analogy Guide to Human Anatomy 4th Edition

A Visual Analogy Guide to Human Anatomy (4th Edition)

Book Edition4th Edition
Author(s)Krieger
ISBN9781617316241
PublisherMorton Publishing
SubjectBiology
Overview: General Structures
Figure Questions
Blood Flow through the Kidneys
Figure Questions

Chapter 16, Overview: General Structures, Figure Questions, Exercise 01

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Explanation

The abdominal aorta carries oxygenated blood from the heart. At the level of the kidney, it branches off into the renal arteries and enters the kidney tissue. Deoxygenated blood is collected by the renal veins, which leave the kidney and join the inferior vena cava. 

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