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Which of the following is the blood vessel that distributes blood to
This is a blood vessel that conveys blood from the tissues back to the
Which artery wall is responsible for vasoconstriction
This layer of the artery is composed mainly of elastic and collagen
These vessels make up the largest blood reservoir
This vessel plays a key role in regulating blood flow into capillaries
Which of the below is NOT found in arteries but is found in veins?
Capillaries are also known as
The cardiovascular center is located
in the medulla oblongata
Which of the below factors is most important in forcing blood flow through
What do these chemicals have in common: potassium, hydrogen ions, lactic acid,
nitric oxide and adenosine
They are all potent vasodilators
Where can pulse not be felt
What do the following have in common: superficial temporal artery, brachial
artery and dorsal artery of the foot?
All the veins of the systemic circulation drain into the
Superior and inferior vena cava and coronary sinus
The pulmonary trunk divides into
Right and left pulmonary arteries
Which of the below vessels is a pulse point at the wrist
Which of the below vessels drains blood from the head and neck
Which of the below vessels drains blood from the lower body to the right atrium?
Inferior vena cava
Which is not a feature of the capillaries?
connect arterioles to veins
These control the flow of blood through a capillary bed.
The alternate route of blood flow to a body part through an anastomosis is
The myogenic response make smooth muscle
Contract more forcefully when stretched
Which of the below vessels supplies blood to the intestines