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Blood Vessels Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why can valves be pictured as one-way doors?

Question 2 2. How does blood from the reproductive organs return to the heart?

Question 3 3. What is the difference between the walls of the two ventricles and why?

Question 4 4. Which of the following structures is fed by branches off of the celiac trunk?

Question 5 5. The blood in the Pulmonary Veins travels to _____.

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Question 6 6. How does the role of coronary veins differ from that of the coronary sinus?

Question 7 7. Which of the following statements is FALSE about veins?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is the outermost layer of arteries and veins?

Question 9 9. What is the the function of the Tunica Media within the blood vessel?

Question 10 10. Describe the action of one-way valves found inside the veins.

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Question 11 11. What is the name of the circuit that travels from the heart to the lungs and back to the heart?

Question 12 12. Which area of the body is NOT supplied blood by branches coming off of the aortic arch?

Question 13 13. Which of the following statements is TRUE about the blood found in the Pulmonary Arteries?

Question 14 14. What would happen if a person's baroreceptors stopped working?

Question 15 15. Arteries in the circulatory system are the blood vessels experiencing the highest pressure. How are the arteries adapted to experience such high pressures?

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Question 16 16. Which structure does the pulmonary trunk carry blood from?

Question 17 17. Blood flows through a closed circulatory system. Where in the system does the exchange of gases and nutrients occur?

Question 18 18. Name the very thin, flattened cells lining the inner walls of capillaries.

Question 19 19. Which layer of a blood vessel is present in all parts of the circulatory system?

Question 20 20. What can be exchanged through the Tunica Intima of capillaries?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following statements is FALSE about the Inferior Vena Cava?

Question 22 22. The ascending aorta receives blood from _____.

Question 23 23. How is vasoconstriction of an artery made possible within the human body?

Question 24 24. Which of the following arteries MOST directly supplies blood to the legs?

Question 25 25. Which of the following statements is true about major blood vessels?

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Question 26 26. Which structure does the Coronary Sinus drain into?

Question 27 27. Which of the following blood vessels are the terminal branches of the abdominal aorta?

Question 28 28. Which of the following structures contains the most richly-oxygenated blood?

Question 29 29. Why are renal arteries important for the functioning of the human organism?

Question 30 30. Which of the following structures is NOT fed by branches from the thoracic aorta?

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