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BIO 208: A&P - CARLA 14

During increased exercise venous return increases
Blood osmotic pressure is most affected by changes in the concentration of plasma proteins
Elderly individuals usually have what kind of arteries stiff and inelastic
Edema would be likely to form when blood osmotic pressure at the capillary decreases
The vessels that permit exchange of materials between the cells and the blood are termed capillaries
Blood pressure is highest in which of the following structures? artery
Which of the following is greater the normal blood volume of the arterial system or the venous system? venous
Which of the following would have the greater effect on peripheral resistance? decreasing the diameter by ½
What will result in decreased blood flow to a tissue? decreased vessel diameter
Blood flow through a capillary is regulated by the precapillary sphincter
Baroreceptors that function in the regulation of blood pressure are located in the carotid sinus
The only blood vessels whose walls permit exchange between the blood and the surrounding interstitial fluids are the capillaries
The muscular layer of blood vessels is the tunica media
The blood vessels that play the most important role in the regulation of blood flow and blood pressure are the arteries
Compared to arteries, veins have thinner walls
Is blood flow faster along the walls of a blood vessel or in the center of a large vessel? Center
Created by: nke1992