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Unformatted text preview: the relevant arteries. Therefore, the blood pressure in the capillaries of the kidney during stress is very low, virtually zero. On the other hand, we learned that constriction increases resistance, and therefore increasing blood pressure. How do we settle this discrepancy between low and high blood pressures? 9. Understand in detail the baroreceptor reflex. 10. What are the major ways by which we control blood pressure in the short term? In the long term? 11. What are the dangers of hypertension? Vocabulary bank Arteries ; Arterioles ; venules ; veins ; fenestrated capillaries ; capillary beds ; elastic component ; recoil ; endothelium ; blood pressure ; aterial blood pressure ; mean arterial pressure ; systolic pressure ; diastolic pressure ; resistance ; peripheral resistance ; cardiac output ; blood flow ; viscocity ; vessel length ; vessel diameter ; sphincters ; hypertension ;...
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