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Unformatted text preview: b. parasympathetic nervous system activity c. epinephrine d. glucagon e. all of the above are true 7. The pressure in the large systemic veins leading into the heart is called ____________. a. preload b. afterload c. peripheral venous d. systemic venous pressure e. central venous pressure 8. Arteries have __ compliance and __ resistance. a. low : low b. high : high c. low : high d. high : low 9. In the circulatory system, the largest pressure drop occurs across _____________. a. arteries b. arterioles c. capillaries d. venules EXTRA CREDIT (3 points) Veins function as ________ reservoirs due to their _________ compliance. a. pressure : high b. volume : high c. pressure : low d. volume : low e. pressure : lack of...
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