Blood vessels

Blood Vessels: Any of the tubular vessels conveying the blood (arteries, arterioles, capillaries, venules, and veins).1


Types may include:2

Types of Blood Vessel:

  • Aorta
  • Aortic Segment
  • Arterial Segment
  • Arteriole
  • Arteriovenous Shunt
  • Artery
  • Blood Capillary
  • Great Blood Vessel
  • Microcirculatory Bed
  • Peripheral Blood Vessel
  • Pulmonary Trunk
  • Vasa Vasorum
  • Vein
  • Venule

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  1. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
  2. Source: NCI Thesaurus

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