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Student Academic Learning Services Page 1 of 3 www.durhamcollege.ca/sals Student Services Building (SSB), Room 204 905.721.2000 ext. 2491 This document last updated: 7/29/2011 Blood Vessels Quiz 1. If blood pressure drops, a negative feedback mechanism causes a. increase in capillary blood flow to insure that the cells get oxygen b. vasoconstriction c. vasodilation d. activation of the venous reservoirs 2. What is the primary function of capillaries? a. to provide blood to various tissues of the body b. to dissipate heat from the body c. to divert blood away from the skin surface when the skin is exposed to extreme cold d. the exchange of nutrients and wastes between the blood and body cells through the interstitial fluid 3. The property of arteries that contributes to a pressure reserve is the a. thick wall of smooth muscle that can be stimulated to change the vessel diameter b. elastic recoil of the large arteries c. transitional epithelium they contain d. stiff walls due to the presence of collagenous fibers
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This note was uploaded on 01/03/2012 for the course BIO 201 taught by Professor Adams during the Spring '11 term at Durham College.

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