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aorta

its branches supply most parts of the body

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brachiocephalic artery

supplies the head, neck, and right upper limb

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common carotid arteries

-paired
-supply the head and neck

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subclavian artery

-paired
-supply the upper limbs

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posterior intercostal artery

-paired
-11 pairs
-supply the vertebrae, spinal cord, intercostal muscles, and deep muscles of the back

6

external jugular vein

paired
-drain the scalp and face

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subclavian vein

-paired
-drain the upper limbs, scalp, and face

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internal jugular vein

-paired
-drain the brain, face, and neck

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brachiocephalic vein

-paired
-drain the upper limbs, brain, scalp, face, and neck

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superior vena cava

-single
-drains the upper limbs, brain, scalp, face, neck, and thoracic wall

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posterior intercostal veins

-11 pairs
-empty into azygos vein
-drain the thoracic wall

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azygos vein

singular
-on the right side of the vertebral column
-drains the thoracic wall

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