Blood Vessels 1

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Blood Vessels 1
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2013-05-01 17:14:34
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  1. Adapted to carry high pressure blood away from heart
    Arteries and arterioles
  2. Arteries and Arterioles consist of ____ layers
    3
  3. 1st layer of the Arteries and Arterioles wall
    1) Inner (tunica intima) epithelium
  4. 2nd layer of the Arteries and Arterioles wall
    2) Middle (tunica media) smooth muscle
  5. 3rd layer of the Arteries and Arterioles wall
    3) Outer (tunica adventitia) connective
  6. Single layer of epithelium
    Capillaries
  7. Permeable
    (Capillaries)
    Lager holes in some areas
  8. Gases, nutrients and metabolic by products
    Capillaries
  9. Diffusion
    (Capillaries)
    Met outward movement of fluid of the arterial end of capillary
  10. Osmosis 
    (Capillaries)
    Net inward movement of fluid at venule end of capillary
  11. Continue from capillaries and merge to form veins
    Venules and Veins
  12. Carry blood to heart
    Venules and Veins
  13. Similar to artery walls, but are thinner and contain less muscle and elastic tissue
    Venules and Veins

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