Differentiate between artery, vein and capillary.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM

Expert Answer:

Artery

Vein

Capillary

i. Thick-walled.

ii. Carry oxygen-rich blood from the heart to other parts of the body.

i. Thin-walled.

ii. Carry carbon dioxide-rich blood from different organs to the heart.

i. Thin-walled.

ii. Capillaries are involved in the exchange of food material, respiratory gases, and body wastes.

Answered by  | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM