List the branches of the aortic arch listing the most proximal branch first and the most distal branch last
The narrowest type of vessel in the cardiovascular and lymphatic systems that engages in fluid exchanges with surrounding tissues is called _____
______ are microscopic, thin-walled vessels that connect the smallest arteries to the smallest veins
Describe the flow of a blood cell through the pulmonary circuit from the right ventricle
Which of these arteries, that branch from the thoracic aorta, directly supply blood to the muscles, bones, and skin of the chest wall?
Which of the following can easily diffuse through the plasma membrane?
List the following vessels in order of those that have the highest blood pressure to those that have the lowest blood pressure
Identify the three primary branches the celiac trunk
List the principal regions of the aorta in order of blood flow from the heart
Which of these arteries, that branch from the thoracic aorta, directly supply blood to the viscera of the thorax?
Rank the arteries of the upper limb from proximal to distal
Which of the following are examples of sensory structures located inside arterial walls?
List the arteries in order as they descend and supply blood to the lower limb
Shortly after leaving the aortic arch, the brachiocephalic trunk branches into the
The interosseous arteries of the forearm are located between the bones called the _____ and the _____
The _____ and ____ are drained mainly by three pairs of veins: the internal jugulars, the external jugulars, and the vertebral veins
Identify the tissues that comprise the capillary endothelium
List the arteries, in order, that a RBC must travel to get from the left ventricle to the tongue
Which of the following are functions of vasoreflexes?
The function of sensory receptors located in major arteries is to
Transient ischemic attacks are characterized by
Chemicals given off by the systemic capillary blood to the pervascular tissues often include
List the order of veins as blood would flow from the foot to the inferior vena cava
As blood flows through vessels, it encounters forces, caused by several factors, that impede its movement. This opposition to blood flow is called peripheral ___
Rank the type of veins from smallest to largest
_____ is a process in which endothelial cells pick up material on one side of the plasma membrane by pinocytosis or receptor-mediated endocytosis, transport the vesicles across the cell, and discharge the material on the other side by exocytosis
Name the branch of the external carotid artery that supplies blood to the teeth, maxilla oral cavity, and external ear
A _____ is a weak, bulging sack that pulsates with each beat of the heart and may eventually rupture
Trace the pathway of blood from the heart to the forehead
List in order from superior to inferior, the arteries that branch off of the abdominal aorta
The femoral artery descends on the medial side of the femur giving rise to the following three arteries
_____ pressure is the minimum arterial blood pressure occurring during the ventricular relaxation between heartbeats
The basal lamina is the non-cellular, proteinacious material that surrounds the capillary _____ cells and separates it from adjacent connective tissue
Name the mechanism that describes the ability of a tissue to adjust its own blood supply through vasomotion or angiogenesis
Lower blood pressure during pulmonary circulation is ideal because
Vasodilation occurs due to _____ of the tunica media and the outward pressure of the blood exerted against the wall
Regarding vessel diameter, widespread _____ raises the blood pressure, while widespread _____ lowers it
The most prominent veins which carry blood from the shoulder region back to the heart are the
Degenerative changes of blood vessels characterized by the presence of atheromas and often leading to calcification of the vessel wall is known as
In the coronary blood vessels, _____ and ______ bind to B-adrenergic receptors an cause vasodilation
The nucleus in the medulla oblongata that transmits efferent signals to the blood vessels and regulates vasomotion is known as the _____ center
Blood pressure is determined by which three variables?
If a thrombus blocked blood flow deep in the brachial artery, blood could still reach the forearm via the
They physical force exerted by a liquid against a surface such as a capillary wall is called ________ pressure
The visceral branches of the thoracic aorta include
All of the following are arterial pressure points that are easily palpated EXCEPT
________ are irregular blood-filled spaces in the liver, bone marrow, spleen, and some organs