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more blood
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2012-02-12 19:44:31
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  1. Arterioscheleriosis
    • -Hardening of the arteries.
    • -Greatly increases resistance to blood flow, causing the heart to work harder
  2. Atherosclerosis
    • -Deposition of materials in the walls of arteries.
    • -Affects larger arteries and veins.
    • -resrtict blood flow through vessels.
  3. Aneurysm
    Bulging at a weak spot in a blood vessels wall.
  4. Embolism
    -Fragments of thromboses that break free and travel around in the body
  5. Layers of blood vessel walls
    • -tunica intima- innermost layer
    • -tunica media
    • -tunica adventica- outer most layer
  6. Tunica intima
    • -innermost layer of blood vessel wall.
    • -endothelial tissue
  7. tunica media
    • -middle layer of blood vessel wall.
    • -composed mostly of smooth muscle or elastic tissues
  8. tunica adventica
    • -outermost layer
    • -connective tissue

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