lec19-06 - blood flow The increased pressure also causes...

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Vasoconstrict Stretch of wall due to pressure Myogenic activity Response Mechanism Type Control of arteriolar diameter.(see Table 15-2) KIN 205: Chapter 11, Peripheral nervous system: Myogenic autoregulation: an increase in blood pressure increases
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Unformatted text preview: blood flow. The increased pressure also causes stretch of the vessel smooth muscle causing a reflex constriction that reduces flow. This may be due to the opening Ca 2+ channels with stretch....
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