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Venous blood and Arterial blood
venous= deoxygenated
arterial= oxygenated

only artery to carry deoxy blood is pulomnary
only vein to carry oxy blood is pulmonary veins.
Shunts
Shunt is a bypassing or redirecting of blood flow.
3 shunts
Foramen Ovale
opening from right atrium to left atrium....allows blood to bypass lungs by not going into right ventricle.
Ductus Arteriosus
short blood vessel between pulmonary artery and aorta...allows any blood that made it to right ventricle to bypass lungs by going into aorta.
Ductus Venosus
Connects umbilical vein to inferior vena cava...allows blood from placenta to bypass liver.