|Artery carry oxygenated blood under high pressure from the heart to other parts of the body.
|Veins carry deoxygenated blood from the organs and tissues back to the heart.
|Capillaries connect arteries and veins.
|Name of Artery
|Largest and principal artery which circulates oxygenated blood to all parts of the body through its branches.
|A branch of Aorta which supplies oxygenated blood to the heart tissues.
|Only artery which carries deoxygenated blood. It carries blood from the heart to the lungs for purification.
|The artery which supplies oxygenated blood to the head and neck.
|Superior Vena Cava
|This vein returns deoxygenated blood from the head, arms and thorax to the heart.
|Inferior Vena Cava
|This vein returns deoxygenated blood from the abdomen and legs to the heart.
|This vein returns deoxygenated blood from the heart muscles to the heart.
|Four pulmonary veins, two from each lung carry oxygenated blood from lungs to the heart.
|The vein that brings back deoxygenated blood from the head via the superior vena cava to the heart.