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Everything You Need To Know About Human Circulatory System

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Your body is made up of several different systems and depending on who you are talking to any one of the systems can be considered THE system that is most important. For doctors and others that are concerned with empirical evidence of the importance of a system, circulatory system is the one that they choose […]

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Understanding What the Great Saphenous Vein Is

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The great saphenous vein is also known as long saphenous vein. However, the latter name is not used anymore. The term ‘saphenous’ has its origins in the Greek word ‘safaina’, which means ‘visible’ or ‘manifest’. However, there is another word that is attributed as the origin of the term which is the Arabic word ‘el […]

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Functions and Anatomy of Inferior Vena Cava

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The human body has two types of blood vessels – arteries and veins. The arteries carry oxygenated blood or blood rich in oxygen from the heart to the various parts of the body. The veins carry deoxygenated blood or blood rich in carbon dioxide from various parts of the body back to the heart. There […]

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