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Chapter 15a Blood Flow and the Control of Blood Pressure
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About this Chapter The blood vessels Blood pressure Resistance in the arterioles Distribution of blood to the tissues Exchange at the capillaries The lymphatic system Regulation of blood pressure Cardiovascular disease
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Figure 15-1 Functional Model of the Cardiovascular System Elastic arteries Aorta Aortic valve Left heart Right heart Lungs Left ventricle Right ventricle Left atrium Right atrium Pulmonary veins Pulmonary artery Pulmonary valve Tricuspid valve Capillaries Mitral valve Venae cavae Venules Arteriole with variable radius Exchange of material with cells Expandable veins
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Blood Vessel Structure Figure 15-2
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PLAY Interactive Physiology® Animation: Cardiovascular System: Anatomy Review: Blood Vessel Structure & Function
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Capillaries lack smooth muscle and elastic tissue reinforcement, which facilitates exchange Figure 15-3 Collateral arteries Arteriole wall is smooth muscle. Metarterioles can act as
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