1431cv8 - thick 5% of total blood volume site of nutrient...

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8 Circulation • Arteries - carry blood away from the heart – layers of connective tissue and smooth muscle – no gas exchange • Arterioles - circular layers of smooth muscle – regulate blood flow • Capillaries - very tiny, thin walled vessels - one cell
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Unformatted text preview: thick 5% of total blood volume site of nutrient and gas exchange 800 times the cross sectional area of 1 inch aorta very slow movement - diffusion...
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This note was uploaded on 12/26/2011 for the course KIN 143 taught by Professor Asmundson during the Fall '09 term at Simon Fraser.

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