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Anatomy & Physiology 7th Edition

Anatomy & Physiology (7th Edition)

Book Edition7th Edition
Author(s)Marieb, Hoehn
ISBN9780135168042
PublisherPearson Higher Education
SubjectBiology
Section 18.1: Most blood vessel walls have three layers
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Section 18.2: Arteries are pressure reservoirs, distributing vessels, or resistance vessels
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Section 18.3: Capillaries are exchange vessels
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Section 18.4: Veins are blood reservoirs that return blood toward the heart
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Section 18.5: Anastomoses are special interconnections between blood vessels
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Section 18.6: Blood flows from high to low pressure against resistance
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Section 18.7: Blood pressure decreases as blood flows from arteries through capillaries and into veins
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Section 18.8: Blood pressure is regulated by short- and long-term controls
Section 18.9: Intrinsic and extrinsic controls determine blood flow through tissues
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Section 18.10: Slow blood flow through capillaries promotes diffusion of nutrients and gases, and bulk flow of fluids
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Section 18.11: The vessels of the systemic circulation transport blood to all body tissues

Chapter 18, Section 18.10, Check Your Understanding, Exercise 20

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