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Re: What is the largest vein in the human body?

Date: Sat Jul 8 17:31:56 2000
Posted By: Bonnie Tam, Research technician
Area of science: Anatomy
ID: 960251237.An

Dear Kathryn,

The largest vein in the human body is the inferior vena cava.  The vena
cava returns blood from the bottom half of your body back to your heart.

For a description of the anatomy of the heart:

Here is a good site to look at images:


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