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Question

Explain the differences.

Arteries and veins.

Solution


Arteries
 
Veins
1. Carries blood towards organs and away from heart. Carries blood towards heart and away from organs.
2. Carries fully oxygenated blood Carries deoxygenated and CO2 enriched blood.
3. Blood flows with high pressure and jerks,. Blood flows with low pressure and smoothly.
4. Have no valves Have valves to prevent backflow of blood.
5. Walls are elastic. Walls are non-elastic.
6. Are Deeply placed. Are superficial.
7 Branched and decreases in size. Unites and increases in size
8. Can constrict and dilate Cannot constrict.
9. Have thick and muscular walls Have thin and less muscular walls.
10. Smallest artery is called arteriole Smallest vein is called Venules.
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 Balbharati Solution for Balbharati Class 8 Science - General Science (2018 to Current)
Chapter 11: Human Body and Organ System
Exercise | Q: 6.1 | Page no. 82
Solution Explain the Differences. Concept: Blood Circulatory System.
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