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Joseph Leonard – 3/18/08 – p934-936 questions and indexed 1. 934 – 1 How does blood move through the blood vessels? 2. 934 – 1 What are the large muscular vessels that carry blood away from the heart? 3. 934 – 1 What are the three layers of the walls of the arteries? 4. 934 – 1 How do arteries have a combination of strength and elasticity? 5. 934 – 1 Why do arteries need these attributes to properly function? 6. 934 – 2 What is the force that blood exerts against the walls of a blood vessel? 7. 934 – 2 Where is blood pressure always the highest? 8. 934 – 2 In what artery is blood pressure most frequently measured? 9. 934 – 2 How is blood pressure measured? 10. 934 – 2 What is systolic pressure? 11. 934 – 2 What is a normal blood pressure in humans? 12. 934 – 2 What is diastolic pressure? 13. 934 – 3 What is a medical term for high blood pressure? 14. 934 – 3 Why is hypertension so dangerous? 15. 934 – 4 What are arterioles? 16. 934 – 4 Why must red blood cells move single file in capillaries?
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Unformatted text preview: 17. 935 1 What is the purpose of having the close association of capillaries and cells? 18. 935 2 What do capillaries merge to form? 19. 935 2 What is a large blood vessel that carries blood to the heart? 20. 935 2 What is the inferior vena cavity? 21. 935 2 Where is the superior vena cavity located? 22. 935 3 How does vein composition differ from that of arteries? 23. 935 4 What is pulmonary circulation? 24. 935 4 In which type of circulation does blood travel between the heart and other tissues? 25. 935 5 What type of blood enters the right atrium? 26. 936 1 Where to pulmonary veins lead into? 27. 936 3 What subsystem of systemic circulation supplies blood to the heart itself? 28. 936 3 What is a disease characterized by the buildup of fatty materials? 29. 936 4 What is renal circulation? 30. 936 5 What is hepatic portal circulation characterized by?...
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