Unformatted text preview: a Venules - the vessels that form when capillaries join together. Veins - large diameter vessels that are formed when venules merge together. They return blood to the heart. Microcirculation - the name given to the collection of arterioles, capillaries and venules. Aorta Large Arterial Arterioles Capillaries Large Vena CavaBranches Veinsfeature1 100F s ½ million 10 billion 100¨ s 2internal r a...
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This note was uploaded on 10/29/2009 for the course NPB NPB 101 taught by Professor Weidner/wingfield during the Fall '08 term at UC Davis.
- Fall '08