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Which artery carries oxygen-poor blood?

Summary Introduction

To find: The artery that carries oxygen-poor blood.

Concept introduction: The blood inside the body passes through definite blood vessels. Based on the nature of the blood, it has been classified into artery and veins. Arteries are the blood vessels that carry the oxygenated blood, whereas the veins carry the deoxygenated blood. All the branches of arteries arise from the aorta, the largest blood vessel in the body. It originates from the left ventricle of the heart.

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Pulmonary artery is the lone artery in human body that transports deoxygenated blood. The blood vessels inside the body are classified into arteries and veins. All the veins transport oxygen-poor blood, whereas all the arteries carry oxygen-rich blood...

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