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Blood Vessels SG

Study guide for the Blood Vessels and Circulation

Capillaries receive blood from vessels called arterioles
The specific part of the medulla oblongata that regulates blood flow is the vasomotor center
The flow of blood into an individual capillary is regulated by a precapillary sphincter
Lower than normal blood pressure is called hypotension
Inflammation of a vein is called phlebitis
Lack of blood supply to a tissue or organ ischemia
Bulging sac in the wall of a vessel aneurysm
Profuse loss of blood hemorrhage
An immobile blood clot within a vessel thrombus
A mobile blood clot within a vessel embolus
What tissue makes up a blood vessel's inner tunic? epithelium
What is the name of either large vein that drains into the right atrium? vena cava
What is the main process of capillary exchange? diffusion
Which vessel supplies oxygenated blood to the stomach, spleen, and liver? celiac trunk
What is the medical term for "hardening of the arteries?" arteriosclerosis
Created by: Jessica Venyke



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