it14spr102.40cc2t12.txt

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Topic 12
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  1. ´╗┐Vessels that carry blood away from the heart
    Arteries
  2. Smallest Arteries, diameter .3mm-10um
    Arterioles
  3. Simple squamous epithelium that lines lumen of all vessels
    Endothelium
  4. contraction of the smooth muscle cells decreases the diameter of the vessel
    Vasoconstriction
  5. relaxation of smooth muscle cells, increases diameter
    Vasodilatation
  6. Smallest veins 8-100um
    Venules
  7. prevent backflow of blood away from the heart
    Valves
  8. Blood vessels; small arteries, arterioles and metarterioles that form a mahor part in total peripheral resistance to blood flow
    Resistance Vessel
  9. Carries deoxygenated to heart except pulmonary veins who carry oxygen in them
    Veins
  10. Ability to stretch and to store blood pressure in blood vessel
    Capacitance Vessel
  11. Diversion of blood from artery directly to a vein
    Atriovenous Shunt

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