ARTERIAL BLOOD TRACING LAB SHEET

ARTERIAL BLOOD TRACING LAB SHEET This lab focuses on the movement of blood from certain regions of the body to other regions of the body.

1. Trace the flow path of blood from the right deep palmar arch to the stomach Right Deep Palmar arch

_______________ Abdominal Aorta

Celiac Trunk

Right Brachial Artery _________________ ________________

___________________

Brachiocephalic Trunk

Aortic Arch

_________________

2. Trace the from of blood from the left deep palmar arch to the inferior aspect of the diaphragm

Left Deep Palmar arch

_______________ Abdominal Aorta

Left Brachial Artery ________________ _________________

___________________

Aortic Arch

_________________

3. Trace the flow of from the right superficial palmar arch to the inferior and superior aspects of the mesentery, the right kidney and the testes in a male human

Right superficial Palmar arch

______________

____________

Right Brachial Artery ____________ _________________ ___________

___________

___________________

Brachiocephalic Trunk

Aortic Arch

_________________

Abdominal Aorta

4. Trace the flow of blood from the left deep palmar arch to the left deep plantar arch

Left Deep Palmar arch

_______________ Abdominal Aorta

Left Brachial Artery ________________ _________________

_________________

___________________

Left Femoral Artery

Aortic Arch ________________

_________________

Posterior Tibial Artery

_______________

Plantar Arch

5. The Celiac truck is made up of the following arteries

a) ___________

b) ___________

c) ___________

6. The following major arteries branch out from the inferior mesenteric artery

a) _______________

b) ______________

c) _______________

7. In your own words define an aneurysm

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8. What does an anastomosis mean?

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9. Two ___________ arteries come together to form the basilar artery

9. The “Circle of Willis” is a ring-shaped anastomosis made up of arteries that branch out from

the “vertebral” and “internal” carotid arteries. With the vertebral and internal carotid arteries

as starting points, draw the “Circle of Willis” showing the that make it up.