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Superficial temporal a.

Vertebral a.

Blood Vessels Figures

Figure 15.53

Major vessels of the arterial system (a. stands for artery).

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Posterior tibial a.

Posterior tibial a.

Figure 15.53

Major vessels of the arterial system (a. stands for artery).

Describe the structure of the aorta.

Name the vessels that arise from the aortic arch.

Name the branches of the thoracic and abdominal aorta.

Which vessels supply blood to the head? To the upper limb? To the abdominal wall? To the lower limb?

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