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Arteries of the Pelvis
...  aorta, which is the largest artery in the body, originates from the left ventricle of the heart and extends to the abdomen, where it is divided into the right and left common iliac arteries. Each vessel passes down to their corresponding sides and traverses about 5 centimeters before turning into the internal and external iliac arteries. The organs as well as the gluteal muscles located in  ...

Lower Extremity Veins
...  lower extremities of the body has both deep and superficial veins. Compared to the deep veins, superficial veins have fewer valves, but deep veins run in a manner that is parallel to the corresponding artery, serving the same organs. The posterior and anterior tibial veins of the foot track up the knee’s posterior and anterior region. These regions then combine, creating the popliteal  ...


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