MYTUTOR SUBJECT ANSWERS

560 views

Which are veins and which are arteries?

Veins take blood towards the heart from the rest of the body. This is usualy deoxygenated blood because the oxygen has been taken up by respiring cells in the body. However, the pulmonary vein takes oxygenated blood from the lungs to the heart ready to be pumped around the body.

Arteries take blood away from the heart to the rest of the body. This is usually oxygenated blood which is pumped around the body to provide the cells with oxygen. However the pulmonary artery takes deoxygenated blood from the heart to the lungs where the blood can become oxygenated.

Bethany F. GCSE Biology tutor, GCSE Maths tutor

2 years ago

Answered by Bethany, a GCSE Biology tutor with MyTutor


Still stuck? Get one-to-one help from a personally interviewed subject specialist

255 SUBJECT SPECIALISTS

£18 /hr

Yasser S.

Degree: history (Bachelors) - Warwick University

Subjects offered:Biology, History+ 2 more

Biology
History
Chemistry
.UKCAT.

“Friendly and approachable tutor with well structured tutorials consisting of content knowledge and exam technique!”

MyTutor guarantee

£20 /hr

Bobola A.

Degree: Medicine (MBChB - Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery) (Bachelors) - Liverpool University

Subjects offered:Biology, Human Biology+ 2 more

Biology
Human Biology
-Personal Statements-
-Medical School Preparation-

“I believe that genuine enthusiasm is the way in which we can inspire, encourage and teach students. It's what I plan to bring to all my tutoring sessions”

Josh J. A Level Biology tutor, GCSE Biology tutor, A Level Geography ...
£20 /hr

Josh J.

Degree: Biomedical Science (Bachelors) - Sheffield University

Subjects offered:Biology, Geography

Biology
Geography

“I am a confident and diligent person who enjoys communicating and working within a team to find the best possible outcome for the student. I have a strong background in tutoring, and have worked within voluntary roles which aid those ...”

About the author

Bethany F.

Currently unavailable: no new students

Degree: English (Bachelors) - Exeter University

Subjects offered:Biology, Maths

Biology
Maths

“Hi, I'm Bethany, an undergraduate at the University of Exeter. I love helping others to get on top of their studies and improve their grades.”

MyTutor guarantee

You may also like...

Posts by Bethany

What is mitosis?

What is respiration?

Which are veins and which are arteries?

Other GCSE Biology questions

What are the effects of temperature on enzymes?

How do white blood cells protect the body?

What is the function of the cell nucleus?

Explain the difference between Lamarck’s and Darwin’s theory of evolution? Why was Darwin’s more successful?

View GCSE Biology tutors

We use cookies to improve your site experience. By continuing to use this website, we'll assume that you're OK with this. Dismiss

mtw:mercury1:status:ok