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Chapter 14

Physiology

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The ___ are blood vessels that carry blood back to the heart Veins
The ___ are blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart Arteries
The ___ are microscopic blood vessels where substances are exchanged between the blood and the tissues Capillaries
The innermost tissue layer in an artery is called the ___ Tunica intima
The outermost tissue layer in an artery is called the ___ Tunica adventicia
Systemic circulation involves moving blood throughout the body; ___ circulation involves moving blood to the lungs and back Pulmonary
The two structures in the fetus that allow most of the blood to bypass the lungs are the ___ and the ___ Foramen Ovale, Ductus arteriosis
The strength of the heart contraction and the blood volume are two factors that influence blood pressure. Two other factors are ___ and ___ Blood viscosity, heartrate
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