Anatomy & Physiology I Vessels Notes

Anatomy & Physiology I Vessels Notes - 1 Tunica...

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1. What is found in each of the tunicas of a blood vessel? Structure of artery from inside out- internal elastic lamina Tunica externa - made up of Elastic fibers and Collagen fibers; vasoconstriction (decrease size of  2. Which type of blood vessels have valves? Veins are the only blood vessels that have valves, which prevent the backflow of blood on its way  to the heart.  3. Which type of blood vessels have a lot of smooth muscle in their walls?  What  does the smooth muscle allow them to do? Muscular arteries are blood vessels that have a lot of smooth muscle in their walls. It makes them  4. What is the formula for Net Filtration Pressure of the capillaries?
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2010 for the course BIOL 109 taught by Professor Siddiqui during the Summer '03 term at Bergen Community College.

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