why artery have thick elastic wall

Asked by aggarwaldeepti64 | 22nd Jan, 2020, 08:17: PM

Expert Answer:

Arteries carry oxygenated blood from the heart to the different body parts. Blood emerges from the heart under high pressure. In order to withstand this pressure, arteries have thick and elastic walls.

Answered by Sheetal Kolte | 23rd Jan, 2020, 11:25: AM