Flashcards in Circulatory and Lymphatic System Deck (98)
It is a network of blood, blood vessels and heart that supply the tissues with oxygen, nutrients and transport hormones and removes waste products.
It is a part of circulatory system that play an important role in immunity system, comprising a large network of lymphatic vessels that caries the fluid.
It is a clear fluid in the lymphatic vessels.
A vessel that carries blood AWAY from the heart to the body.
Artery contains what protein and collagen?
ELASTIN and COLLAGEN TYPE III
Function of artery.
Transport oxygen and nutrients to the body.
It is a small vessel of artery that leads to capillaries.
This vessel has less ELASTIN but more MUSCULAR WALLS.
Function of an arteriole?
To maintain the vascular pressure of the blood.
Blood vessel that is more resistant to high blood pressure.
Local chemical factors that causes DILATION.
Increased carbon dioxide
The most potent and fastest vasodilator
Vessel that has the greatest resistance to FLOW.
Vessel that has little resistance to FLOW
Dilation of arterioles can lead to?
A vessel that forms a network between arterioles and venules for exchange of interstitial fluid and regulate the blood flow.
Increased capillary permeability will result to?
The leakiest capillary is?
The capillary found in the intestines?
What are the 3 organs that are sinusoidals?
Most sinusoidal organ?
It is a vessel that carries blood TOWARDS the heart
A vessel that allows deoxygenated blood to return in the vein.
What is the largest artery?
other name for AORTA
THE GREAT ARTERY
What is the largest vein?
Inferior Vena Cava
What supplies the artery and vein?
In resting man, what is the differenceof volume of Oxygen in artery an vein?
difference of 5%
What are the vessels that contain VALVES?