blood vessel functions

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Author:
trambam
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185548
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blood vessel functions
Updated:
2012-11-27 00:24:25
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arteries capillaries veins
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arteries, capillaries, veins
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  1. arteries functions
    • distribute nutrients, gases, etc.
    • movement of blod under high presure
    • assist in maintaining the arterial blood pressure
  2. capillaries functions
    serves as exchange vessels for nutrients, wastes, & fluids
  3. veins function
    • collect blood from return to heart
    • low pressure vessels

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