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Arch of the Aorta

Coming from the left ventricle of the heart
3 major branches
1. Brachiocephalic
2. Left Common Carotid
3. Left subclavian

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Brachiocephalic

Right side of the body
Branches to the Right common carotid and Right subclavian artery

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Right and left common Carotid Arteries

Divide to External and Internal Carotid arteries,

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External Carotid

Supply blood to the face

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Internal Carotid

Supply the brain

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Right and Left vertebral Arteries

Arise from the subclavian arteries
Provide blood to the brain

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Axillary Artery

Artery runs through the arm pit

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Subclavian Arteries

Run under the clavicle

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Brachial Artery

Upper Arm, divides at the elbow

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Radial artery

Lateral side of the arm

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Ulnar Artery

Medial side of the forearm

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Digital Arteries

Arteries in the hand and feet

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Intercostal Arteries

Blood to the chest wall

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Thoracic Aorta

Aorta in the thoracic cavity

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Abdominal Aorta

Aorta after the diaphragm

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3 Unpaired arteries

Branch from the abdominal aorta
1. Celiac
2. Superior mesenteric
3. Inferior Mesenteric

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2 Paired arteries

1. Renal
2. Gonadal

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Celiac Artery

Liver, Gall bladder, pancreas, stomach, duodenum

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Superior Mesenteric

Jejunum, ileum, and 2/3rds of the larg intestine

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Inferior Mesenteric

Remained of large intestine, sigmoid colon and rectum

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Renal Arteries

Blood to the kidneys

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Gonadal Arteries

Testicular or Ovarian Arteries

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Right and left common iliac

Divide to internal iliac and external iliac at the pelvis

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Internal iliac

Remains in the pelvis

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external iliac

Enters the thigh

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Femoral arteries

in the thigh

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Popliteal

Femoral artery passes the popliteal fossa,
Blood to the knee

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Anterior and Posterior Tibial Arteries

Divide at the calf stops at the foot/ ankle

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Digital Arteries

Feet and hand artieres