Circulation1 20 - Precapillary sphincters control flow of...

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Two mechanisms regulate distribution of blood in capillary beds: Contraction of the smooth muscle layer in the wall of an arteriole constricts the vessel
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Unformatted text preview: Precapillary sphincters control flow of blood between apillary Function Precapillary sphincters control flow of blood between arterioles and venules...
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2011 for the course BSC 2011 taught by Professor Haas during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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