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Blood Vessels: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How is vasoconstriction of an artery made possible within the human body?

Question 2 2. What can be exchanged through the Tunica Intima of capillaries?

Question 3 3. Which layer of a blood vessel is present in all parts of the circulatory system?

Question 4 4. Which of the following statements is true about major blood vessels?

Question 5 5. Which structure does the pulmonary trunk carry blood from?

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Question 6 6. Why are renal arteries important for the functioning of the human organism?

Question 7 7. What is the the function of the Tunica Media within the blood vessel?

Question 8 8. What is the difference between the walls of the two ventricles and why?

Question 9 9. Which of the following blood vessels are the terminal branches of the abdominal aorta?

Question 10 10. How does blood from the reproductive organs return to the heart?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following statements is FALSE about the inferior vena cava?

Question 12 12. The ascending aorta receives blood from _____.

Question 13 13. Which of the following structures contains the most richly-oxygenated blood?

Question 14 14. Which of the following arteries MOST directly supplies blood to the legs?

Question 15 15. What would happen if a person's baroreceptors stopped working?

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Question 16 16. The blood in the Pulmonary Veins travels to _____.

Question 17 17. Which of the following is the outermost layer of arteries and veins?

Question 18 18. Which structure does the coronary sinus drain into?

Question 19 19. Arteries in the circulatory system are the blood vessels experiencing the highest pressure. How are the arteries adapted to experience such high pressures?

Question 20 20. What is the name of the circuit that travels from the heart to the lungs and back to the heart?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following structures is NOT fed by branches from the thoracic aorta?

Question 22 22. Which of the following statements is FALSE about veins?

Question 23 23. Why can valves be pictured as one-way doors?

Question 24 24. Blood flows through a closed circulatory system. Where in the system does the exchange of gases and nutrients occur?

Question 25 25. Which of the following structures is fed by branches off of the celiac trunk?

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Question 26 26. How does the role of coronary veins differ from that of the coronary sinus?

Question 27 27. Which of the following statements is TRUE about the blood found in the Pulmonary Arteries?

Question 28 28. Describe the action of one-way valves found inside the veins.

Question 29 29. Which area of the body is NOT supplied blood by branches coming off of the aortic arch?

Question 30 30. Name the very thin, flattened cells lining the inner walls of capillaries.

Blood Vessels: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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