Chapter 21: Blood Vessels and Hemodynamics

Created by jordan_hronek 

Upgrade to
remove ads

10 terms · WileyPlus

The largest driving force for pulling fluid from the interstitial spaces back into the capillaries is?

blood colloid osmotic pressure

Which of the following would be a normal response of the cardiovascular system to a decreased frequency of action potentials arising from the baroreceptors?

increased systemic vascular resistance

Which of the following hormones would NOT stimulate changes that lead to an increase in arterial blood pressure?

atrial natriutretic peptide (ANP)

When chemoreceptors in blood vessels detect high levels of carbon dioxide in the blood, they stimulate all of the following changes EXCEPT

decreased respiratory rate

What do the following chemicals have in common: potassium, hydrogen ions, lactic acid, nitric oxide, and adenosine?

all potent vasodilators

Which of the following vessels supplies blood to the intestines?

mesenteric artery

Which of the following vessels supplies blood to the kidneys?

renal artery

What would the pulse pressure and mean arterial pressure be for an individual with a blood pressure of 120/80?

40; 93.3

All of the following changes are commonly observed in the cardiovascular system in response to aging EXCEPT

decreased cardiac output.
INCREASED COMPLIANCE OF THE AORTA
loss of cardiac muscle strength.
decline in maximum heart rate.
increased systolic blood pressure.

What general regions do the visceral and parietal branches of the thoracic aorta supply?
a) Head
b) Esophagus and mediastinum
c) Leg
d) Ribs and diaphragm

D

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set