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ConceptCirculatory System - Blood Vessels - Aorta, Pulmonary Trunk, Coronary Artery and Vein, Vena Cava.

Question

Differentiate between the following pair of terms:

Vena cava and aorta.

Solution

Vena cava and Aorta

Vena Cava Aorta
1. Vena Cava is a large vein. 1. Aorta is the large artery.
2. It carries deoxygenated blood from the upper and lower parts of the body i.e. head and shoulders. 2. It carries oxygenated blood to all parts of the body through its branches.
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 Selina Solution for Selina Concise Biology for Class 8 (2020 to Current)
Chapter 6: The Circulatory System
Short Answer Questions | Q: 1.2 | Page no. 62
Solution Differentiate Between the Following Pair of Terms: Vena Cava and Aorta. Concept: Circulatory System - Blood Vessels - Aorta, Pulmonary Trunk, Coronary Artery and Vein, Vena Cava..
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