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Great Vessels

Summary Information: Great Vessels

Great Vessels: The great vessels are a group of blood vessels that include the largest arteries and veins of the body. The great vessels include the aorta, pulmonary artery, pulmonary veins, and the vena cavae. The function of the great vessels is to carry blood from the heart to the smaller blood vessels to the lungs and the other organs and areas of the body and to return blood to the heart. Conditions that afflict the great vessels include aneurysm, trauma, congenital heart defects, coarctation of the aorta, transposition of the great vessels and transposition of the great arteries.

Closely Related Organs: Great Vessels

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Great Vessels

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Other Names: Great Vessels

The following are other names for the organ: Great Vessels:

  • Great blood vessels

Sub Parts: Great Vessels

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Great Vessels

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