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Physiology of Circulatory System
transportation highway fro nutrients, gases, waste removal, hormones and heat exchange; battle grounds for white blood cells and pathogens; clotting mechanisms to prevent loss of fluids
These carry blood away from the heart, have thicker and stronger walls, have the highest BP
These carry blood to the heart, have lower BP and possess periodic valves to prevent back flow.
These are one layer thick epithelium, have diffusion and exchange potential, are the functional unit of the system.
arteries, arterioles, arterial capillaries, venous capillaries, venuoles, veins
list the blood vessels and where the blood travels away from the heart and back to the heart
Endocardium, Myocardium, epicardium, pericardium
What are the four tissue layers of the heart (from the innermost to the outermost)?
This layer of the heart is made up of two layers, the outer layer is tough fibrous cconnective tissue, the inner double layer is with serous fluid between keeps lubrication and prevents friction.
Lymph glands, organs, fluid, vessels, Lymphnodes, and Lymphocytes
What is the anatomy of the Lyphatic System?
Physiology of the Lymphatic System
Drainage, prevents swelling; immunity against disease, T cells and B cells, secondary function:absorption of certain vitamins a, d, e, k
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