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Question 11.The coronary arteries supply blood to the heart. What could happen if these arteries become clogged?
Question 22.Which of the following structures receives blood from the aortic arch?
Question 33.Veins are blood vessels that carry blood toward the heart from various tissues. The blood pressure of veins is usually too low to force the blood back to the heart. Therefore, veins require a little help to move blood back into the heart. Which mechanism is used by the body to solve this issue?
Question 44.The exchange of gases and nutrients between blood and tissue cells occurs through the _____.
Question 55.Veins carry deoxygenated blood _____ the _____.
Question 66.Which of the following is true about the vena cava?
Question 77.All of the following are characteristics of the tunica intima of blood vessels, EXCEPT:
Question 88.Which of the following characteristics of the tunica intima allows for gas exchange in capillary beds?
Question 99.The smooth muscle found in the tunica media can be stimulated to contract, and this results in _____ and the _____ of the blood vessel.
Question 1010.The thoracic aorta and abdominal aorta are branches of the _____.
Question 1111.The right and left common iliac arteries supply blood to the _____.
Question 1212.The pulmonary trunk and the right and left pulmonary arteries carry _____ blood.
Question 1313.What makes the pulmonary arteries different from other arteries?
Question 1414.What is the the function of the Tunica Media within the blood vessel?
Question 1515.What can be exchanged through the Tunica Intima of capillaries?
Question 1616.The blood in the Pulmonary Veins travels to _____.
Question 1717.Which of the following statements is TRUE about the blood found in the Pulmonary Arteries?
Question 1818.Which of the following statements is FALSE about the Inferior Vena Cava?
Question 1919.Which structure does the Coronary Sinus drain into?
Question 2020.Why are renal arteries important for the functioning of the human organism?
Question 2121.How does the celiac trunk differ from the descending aorta?
Question 2222.Which of the following statements is FALSE about veins?
Question 2323.Arteries in the circulatory system are the blood vessels experiencing the highest pressure. How are the arteries adapted to experience such high pressures?
Question 2424.What is the difference between the walls of the two ventricles and why?
Question 2525.Which area of the body is NOT supplied blood by branches coming off of the aortic arch?
Question 2626.Which of the following is the outermost layer of arteries and veins?
Question 2727.Which of the following structures contains the most richly-oxygenated blood?
Question 2828.Why can valves be pictured as one-way doors?
Question 2929.Which of the following structures is NOT fed by branches from the thoracic aorta?
Question 3030.Describe the action of one-way valves found inside the veins.
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