Comparing Structure and Function of Arteries and Veins

Compare arteries and veins.

What is the overall function of arteries? What about veins? How are arteries and veins involved in pulmonary circulation? What is the role of arteries in systemic circulation? What about veins? Compare arteries and veins from the perspective of blood pressure. Describe the structure of arteries and veins. Provide three examples of major vessels. Which is the largest? Which are the smallest?