Know the diagrams with the arteries and veins. Know the parts of the aorta, coverings of the vessels, and the difference in vessels. Also know just in general what blood pressure is. We will review well before the quiz in case you have questions.
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Vessels transport blood...
to the tissues and back to the heart
Vessels that carry blood away from the heart
arteries and arterioles
Vessels that play a role in exchanges between tissues and blood
Vessels that return blood toward the heart
venules and veins
forms a friction-reducing lining; endothelium which lines lumen
smooth muscle; controlled by sympathetic nervous system
outermost layer of a blood vessel; mostly fibrous connective tissue; supports and protects the vessel