What are the 5 major arteries in the body?

They are as follows:

  1. The femoral artery
  2. The aorta
  3. The subclavian artery
  4. The common illiac
  5. The carotid artery

The Aorta: The largest artery of the body and provides oxygenated blood originating from left ventrical to the thoracic part of the heart.

The femoral artery: provides oxygenated blood to the lower limbs of the body.

The subclavian artery: Supply blood to the upper limbs. i.e- the right and left arm and the head.

The common illiac: supplies blood to the pelvis region.

The carotid artery: blood supplying arteries in the neck that divide into two. one supplying blood to the brain and one to the face ane neck.

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