Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Superior Vena Cava


We just learned that the inferior vena cava vein brings deoxygenated blood back from the lower part of the body to the heart.

There is another large vein called the superior vena cava that brings deoxygenated blood down from the head area toward the heart.

When you're talking about the human body, superior means above, and inferior means below.


(from: wikipedia - superior vena cava)


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