In the strictest sense, blood that is being carried toward the heart is venous, while blood being carried away from the heart is arterial, according to Dictionary.com. However, with the exception of the blood carried by ... More »

The main difference between arterial and venous bleeding is the point of origin. UCSB ScienceLine explains that arterial bleeding originates from the damaged arteries while venous bleeding means losing the blood from the... More »

Lymph flow is highly dependent on the contraction of skeletal muscles and pressure alterations during breathing. Similarly, venous blood flow relies on breathing movements and contraction of skeletal muscles, "Hole’s Hum... More »

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In the strictest sense, privatization is the industrial assumption of functions or institutions that were formerly part of or administered by the government, whereas commercialization is the introduction of a commodity i... More »

Blood pooling occurs when the walls and valves of veins in human legs do not work effectively, thereby making it difficult for blood to return to the heart, according to Cleveland Clinic. This condition, known as chronic... More »

A vein is a blood vessel that carries blood toward the heart. There are four main types of veins: pulmonary and systemic, and superficial and deep. More »

The blood in human body flows from the heart to the arteries which branch into arterioles and then smaller capillaries, which then merge to form venules that merge into larger veins that carry blood back to the heart. Th... More »