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The arterial system has one of these; the venous system has two
Brachiocephalic
These arteries supply the myocardium
Coronary
Two paired arteries serving the brain
External Carotid, Internal Carotid
Longest vein in the lower limb
Fibular
Artery on the bottom of the foot checked after leg surgery
Dorsalis pedis
Serves the posterior thigh
Femoral
Supplies the diaphragm
Phrenic
Formed by the union of the radial and ulnar veins
Brachial
Two superficial veins of the arm
Cephalic, Basilic
Artery serving the kidney
Renal
Veins draining the liver
Hepatic
Artery that serves the distal half of the large intestine
Inferior Mesenteric
Drains the pelvic organs
Common Iliac
What the external iliac artery becomes upon entry into the thigh
Femoral
Major artery serving the arm
Subclavian
Supplies most of the small intestine
Superior Mesenteric
Join to form the inferior Vena Cava
Common Iliac
An arterial trunk that has three major branches, which run to the liver, spleen, and stomach.
Celiac trunk
Major artery serving the tissues of the skull
Common Carotid
Three veins serving the leg
Anterior Tibial, Fibular, Posterior Tibial
Artery generally used to take the pulse at the wrist
Radial