Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Inferior Venae Cavae

We just learned that the iliac veins bring deoxygenated blood from the pelvis area back toward the heart.

Next the blood goes into a large vein called the inferior venae cavae.
This vein goes all the way up to the heart and drops off the deoxygenated blood.

(from: wikipedia - inferior venae cavae)

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