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A blood vessel is a tube in which blood circulates.

There are three types of blood vessels:

  • arteries,
  • veins
  • and capillaries.

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Arteries carry blood and nutrients from the heart to all parts of the body.

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Veins carry blood back to the heart from the rest of our body.

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Capillaries are very small vessels that connect arteries and veins.

Types of blood vessels and their functions
Arteries, veins and capillaries by eMedTV

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