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It is a network of blood, blood vessels and heart that supply the tissues with oxygen, nutrients and transport hormones and removes waste products.

CIRCULATORY

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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.

LYMPHATIC

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It is a clear fluid in the lymphatic vessels.

LYMPH

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A vessel that carries blood AWAY from the heart to the body.

ARTERY

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Artery contains what protein and collagen?

ELASTIN and COLLAGEN TYPE III

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Function of artery.

Transport oxygen and nutrients to the body.

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It is a small vessel of artery that leads to capillaries.

Arterioles

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This vessel has less ELASTIN but more MUSCULAR WALLS.

Arterioles

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Function of an arteriole?

To maintain the vascular pressure of the blood.

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Blood vessel that is more resistant to high blood pressure.

Arteriole

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Local chemical factors that causes DILATION.

Increased carbon dioxide
Decreased Oxygen
Nitric oxide
Histamine

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The most potent and fastest vasodilator

HISTAMINE

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Vessel that has the greatest resistance to FLOW.

Arteriole

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Vessel that has little resistance to FLOW

Artery

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Dilation of arterioles can lead to?

Primary Hypertension

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A vessel that forms a network between arterioles and venules for exchange of interstitial fluid and regulate the blood flow.

Capillary

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Increased capillary permeability will result to?

EDEMA

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The leakiest capillary is?

Sinusoidal

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The capillary found in the intestines?

Lacteals

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What are the 3 organs that are sinusoidals?

LIVER
spleen
bone marrow

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Most sinusoidal organ?

Liver

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It is a vessel that carries blood TOWARDS the heart

Vein

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A vessel that allows deoxygenated blood to return in the vein.

Venule

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What is the largest artery?

Aorta

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other name for AORTA

THE GREAT ARTERY

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What is the largest vein?

Inferior Vena Cava

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What supplies the artery and vein?

Vasa vasorum

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In resting man, what is the differenceof volume of Oxygen in artery an vein?

difference of 5%

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What are the vessels that contain VALVES?

Vein
Lymphatics

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Which has more valves between a vein and lymphatics?

LYMPHATICS to prevent edema