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Structure of Arteries

Summary Information: Structure of Arteries

Structure of Arteries: The arteries are a type of large blood vessel and a part of the circulatory system and cardiovascular system. The arteries function like tubes that carry vital oxygenated blood and nutrients from the heart to the various regions, organs, tissues, and cells of the body. The structure of arteries includes three layers, the tunica intima, tunica media, and the tunica externa.

Conditions that can afflict the structure of the arteries include diabetes, smoking, high cholesterol, hypertension, aneurysm, atherosclerosis, and trauma.

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