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Option b. is incorrect. The vena cava is a vein that brings blood from the body back to the heart. Option c. is incorrect. The pulmonary vein brings oxygen-rich blood from the lungs back to the heart. Option d. is incorrect. The pulmonary artery takes oxygen-poor blood from the heart to the lungs. Option a. is correct. The aorta is the artery that takes oxygen-rich blood from the heart and delivers it to the rest of the body.