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But if it be asked how it happens that the blood in the veins, flowing in this way continually into the heart, is not exhausted, and why the arteries do not become too full, since all the blood which passes through the heart flows into them, I need only mention in reply what has been written by a physician 1 of England, who has the honor of having broken the ice on this subject, and of having been the first to teach that there are many small passages at the extremities of the arteries, through which the blood received by them from the heart passes into the small branches of the veins, whence it again returns to the heart; so that its course amounts precisely to a perpetual circulation.
Prostrating myself mentally before my Guide, I cried, "How is it, O divine ideal of consummate loveliness and wisdom that I see thy inside, and yet cannot discern thy heart, thy lungs, thy arteries, thy liver?
He had heard from the messenger who summoned him, that it was a gun-shot wound, and had come from his own home, wading through the snow, with his saddle-bags thrown over his arm, while separated arteries, penetrated lungs, and injured vitals were whirling through his brain, as if he were stalking over a field of battle, instead of Judge Temple’s peaceable in closure.
Females found to have smaller mean diameter and length of renal arteries than males.
Renal arteries branch laterally from the aorta just below the origin of superior mesenteric artery.
The subclavian and common carotid arteries stemmed from these two trunks.
The common palmar digital artery supplying the contiguous side of index and middle fingers passed through the neural loop formed by the proper digital nerve supplying the radial side of the middle finger and joined with the unusually large first palmar metacarpal artery before dividing into proper digital arteries.
Variations in upper limb arteries are a source of great interest since they provide insight into individual development and can affect both diagnosis and treatment.
The blood supply to the superior and inferior parts of the extrahepatic bile ducts were from two groups of arteries, and the blood supply to the middle part was from another artery in some specimens.
Leriche syndrome refers to occlusion of the abdominal aorta distal to the renal arteries, aortic bifurcation and the common iliac arteries being usually involved.
The vertebral arteries arise from the superoposterior aspect of the first part of subclavian artery.
Kidney arteries represent the 5th branch of the abdominal aorta, and arise from the lateral part of this artery, between the upper edge of the L1 and the lower edge of L2.