Anatomy and Physiology
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- between two structures, such as blood vessels
The largest artery; carries blood out of the left ventricle of the heart.
Vessel between a small artery and a capillary
Vessel that carries blood away from the heart
Microscopic vessel through which exchanges take place between the blood and tissues.
Epithelium that lines the heart, blood vessels, and lymphatic vessels.
Wave of pressure in the vessels produced by contraction of the heart.
Enlarged capillary that servesa blood channel
Device used to measure blood pressure blood pressure; blood pressure apparatus or cuff.
Decrease in the diameter of the blood vessel.
Increase in the diameter of the blood vessel.
Vessel that carries blood toward the heart.
A large vein that carries blood into the right atrium of the heart; superior vena cava or inferior vena cava.
Large channel that drains deoxygenated blood
Vessel between a capillary and a vein.
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