LAB 18 Circulation 5.txt

Axilary veinBrachial veinCephalic veinBasilic vein

Hepatic veinsHepatic portal veinSplenic veinInferior mesenteric veinSuperior mesenteric veinThe hepatic portal vein also collects from the gastric and Gastropiploic.

Ductus arteriosus becomes Ligamentum arteriosum.Foramen ovale becomes Fossa ovalis.Ductus venosus becomes Ligamentum venosum.

Umbilical vein becomes Ligamentum teres.Umbilical arteries become Medial umbilical ligaments.

Ligamentum arteriosum; Was Ductus arteriosus.Fossa ovalis; Was Foramen ovale.Ligamentum venosum; Was Ductus venosus.

Ligamentum teres; Was Umbilical vein.Medial umbilical ligaments; Was Umbilical arteries.

Median cubital vein (1L)Median antebrachial vein (2L)Basilic vein (1R)Cephalic vein (3L)

Typical pulmonary pressure; Compare to Systemic

24-8 versus 120-80 mm Hg

Location of the heart in the thorax


What organ serves as the respiratory, digestive and excretory organ for a fetus?


What blood feeds into the Hepatic Portal?

Spleen, stomach, pancreas, gall bladder and intestines.

Why is blood from the digestive sustems carried to the liver before it enteres systemic circulation?

So the liver can remove toxins such as alcohol and excess glucose.