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Vessels Leaving the Heart

A = brachiocephalic veinB = mammary veinC = superior vena cavaD = pulmonary veinE = external jugular veinF = subclavian veinG = subclavian arteryH = brachiocephalic arteryI = aorta

Quiz: Veins of the Head and Neck

    1  = Superficial Temporal Vein 2 = Occipital Vein 3 = External Jugular 4 = Vertebral Vein 5 = Axillary (Also the subclavian where it branches from the brachiocephalic) * 6 = Facial Vein 7 = Internal Jugular 8 = Brachiocephalic *The superior vena cava (not shown) …

Brachiocephalic Artery in Cats

In humans, the arch of the aorta has three main branches that deliver blood to the head and arms.  The cat only has two vessels that branch directly from the aorta.   Many of the cat diagrams will show the following diagram to help you locate the brachiocephalic …

Jugular Veins, Internal and External

The chest cavity of the cat is opened to reveal the major veins that branch from the heart.  Shown in blue are the superior vena cava, the brachiocephalic, subclavian and the internal and external jugular veins.   

Heart and Aorta

  Photo of the heart of a cat shows the major vessels:  aorta, brachicephalic, common carotid, subclavian, and coronary vessels.

Vessels that Leave the Heart

This video shows the heart and the major vessels that branch from it on a dissected cat.  The superior vena cava, aorta, subclavian, and brachiocephalic vessels are shown clearly to help students identify them on their own specimens.