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1

Name this structure

Artery

2

Name this structure

Vein

3

Name the vessels, layer, and sublayer

  • Vesse: Artery
  • Layer: Tunica interna
  • Sublayer: Endothelium

4

Name the vessels, layer, and sublayer

  • Vessel: vein
  • Layer: Tunica interna
  • Sublayer: Endothelium 

5

Name the vessels, layer, and sublayer

  • Vessel: artery
  • Layer: Tunica interna 
  • Sublayer:  Subendothelial layer

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7

What is blood pressure (BP)?

  • Force per unit area exerted on the wall of a blood vessel by its contained blood 

8

How is BP measured? 

  • Expressed in millimeters of mercury (mm Hg) 

9

What is BP measured in reference of? 

Measured in reference to systemic arterial BP in large arteries near the heart