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Aorta

  • Both oxygenated and de-oxygenated blood

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Ductus Venosus

  • Carries oxygenated blood from umbilical vein to inferior vena cava
  • Bypassing fetal liver

 

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Left Hepatic Vein

  • Deoxygenated blood

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Left Atrium

  • Deoxygenated blood

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Pulmonary Trunk

  • Both deoxygenated & oxygenated blood

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Superior Vena Cava

  • Deoxygenated blood

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Foramen Ovale

  • Connects the left and right atrium
  • Its pushes blood from the right atrium to the left atrium 
  • Both deoxygenated and oxygenated blood

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Right Atrium

  • Both oxygenated and deoxygenated blood

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Inferior Vena Cava

  • Deoxygenated blood

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Right Hepatic Vein

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Portal Sinus

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Ductus Arteriosus

  • Carries oxygenated blood from pulmonary artery to aorta
  • Bypassing fetal lungs

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Portal Vein

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Umbilical Vein 

  • Brings oxygenated blood coming from the placenta to the fetus 

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Umbilicus

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Placenta

  • Where gas exchange takes place during fetal life 

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Umbilical Arteries

  • Carries deoxygenated blood from the fetus to placenta 

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Lower Extremities

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Internal Iliac Artery

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Kidney

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Gut

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Placenta

  • Where gas exchange takes place during fetal life

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Foramen ovale

  • Connects the left and right atrium
  • Its pushes blood from the right atrium to the left atrium 
  • Both deoxygenated and oxygenated blood

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Umbilical Vein

  • Brings oxygenated blood coming from the placenta to the fetus

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Umbilical Arteries

  • Carries deoxygenated blood from the fetus to the placenta

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Ductus Venosus

  • Carries oxygenated blood from umbilical vein to inferior vena cava
  • Bypassing fetal liver

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Ductus Arteriosus

  • Carries oxygenated blood from pulmonary artery to aorta
  • Bypassing fetal lungs

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Placenta

  • Where gas exchange takes place during fetal life

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Foramen Ovale

  • Connects the left and right atrium
  • Its pushes blood from the right atrium to the left atrium 
  • Both deoxygenated and oxygenated blood

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Ductus Arteriosus

  • Both oxygenated and deoxygenated blood