Basic Histology -- A Small Vein Next Home Back

Veins are harder to spot than arteries, especially if they are not in visible artery-vein pairs. However, if they contain a lot of blood, spotting a vein is easy.

A vein's wall is thinner than that of an artery of corresponding size.

This is a little blood vessel in a section of brain. It contains quite a few red cells.

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