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Question: aorta

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largest artery in the body, originating from the left ventricle and descending to the abdominal region where it bifurcates into the common iliac arteries at the level of the fourth lumbar vertebra; arteries originating from the aorta distribute blood to virtually all tissues of the body

Question: anterior tibial artery

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branches from the popliteal artery; supplies blood to the anterior tibial region; becomes the dorsalis pedis artery

Question: anterior cerebral artery

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arises from the internal carotid artery; supplies the frontal lobe of the cerebrum

Question: angioblasts

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stem cells that give rise to blood vessels

Question: abdominal aorta

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portion of the aorta inferior to the aortic hiatus and superior to the common iliac arteries

Question: anaphylactic shock

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type of shock that follows a severe allergic reaction and results from massive vasodilation

Question: anterior communicating artery

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anastomosis of the right and left internal carotid arteries; supplies blood to the brain

Question: adrenal vein

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drains the adrenal or suprarenal glands that are immediately superior to the kidneys; the right adrenal vein enters the inferior vena cava directly and the left adrenal vein enters the left renal vein

Question: angiogenesis

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development of new blood vessels from existing vessels

Question: adrenal artery

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branch of the abdominal aorta; supplies blood to the adrenal (suprarenal) glands

Question: anterior tibial vein

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forms from the dorsal venous arch; drains the area near the tibialis anterior muscle and leads to the popliteal vein

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