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Differentiate Between the Following Pair of Terms: Vena Cava and Aorta. - Biology

Differentiate between the following pair of terms:

Vena cava and aorta.

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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.
Concept: Blood Vessels of the Heart: Vena Cavae, Pulmonary Veins, Pulmonary Trunk, Aorta, Coronary Artery and Vains
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Selina Concise Biology Class 8 ICSE
Chapter 6 The Circulatory System
Short Answer Questions | Q 1.2 | Page 62
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