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Ch 7: Blood Vessels: Tutoring Solution

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The Blood Vessels chapter of this College Anatomy & Physiology Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about blood vessels. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the information about blood vessels, arteries and capillaries required in a typical college anatomy & physiology course.

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  • Begin your assignment or other anatomy & physiology work.
  • Identify the blood vessels concepts that you're stuck on.
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  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
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  • Struggle with understanding the major blood vessels, blood vessel layers or any other blood vessels topic
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Learning Objectives

  • Become familiar with blood vessels, including arteries, capillaries and more.
  • Describe the layers of blood vessels.
  • Discuss the major blood vessels of the body, including those between the heart and lungs, those that carry blood away from the heart and those that lead to the heart.

7 Lessons in Chapter 7: Blood Vessels: Tutoring Solution
Blood Vessels: Arteries, Capillaries & More

1. Blood Vessels: Arteries, Capillaries & More

In this lesson, you will take a trip around the circulatory system and encounter the various blood vessels, including arteries, veins, and capillaries. Come along as we follow the path to every cell of your body.

Blood Vessel Layers: Tunica Intima, Tunica Media & Tunica Adventitia

2. Blood Vessel Layers: Tunica Intima, Tunica Media & Tunica Adventitia

In this lesson, you will take a microscopic look at the three layers, or tunics, that make up your blood vessels. Follow along and learn how the different cells within these tunics help the vessels contract and relax as blood moves through your circulatory system.

Major Blood Vessels Between the Heart and Lungs: Pulmonary Trunk, Arteries & Veins

3. Major Blood Vessels Between the Heart and Lungs: Pulmonary Trunk, Arteries & Veins

In this lesson you will learn about the main blood vessels that travel between the heart and lungs. You will also discover that these arteries and veins follow a somewhat unusual pattern.

Major Blood Vessels That Carry Blood Away From the Heart

4. Major Blood Vessels That Carry Blood Away From the Heart

Do you know which arteries are typically blocked during a heart attack? In this lesson, you will learn about the major blood vessels that feed the heart, brain and upper body. Then, find out what causes the pain known as angina.

Major Blood Vessels: Descending Aorta - Thoracic and Abdominal Aorta

5. Major Blood Vessels: Descending Aorta - Thoracic and Abdominal Aorta

The aorta is the largest artery of your body, and it is a strong and sturdy vessel. In this lesson, you will learn about its downward path through the chest and abdomen and discover the organs and structures supplied by its branches.

Major Blood Vessels Leading to the Heart: Superior Vena Cava, Inferior Vena Cava & Coronary Sinus

6. Major Blood Vessels Leading to the Heart: Superior Vena Cava, Inferior Vena Cava & Coronary Sinus

In this lesson, you will learn about the main blood vessel that returns blood to the heart called the Venae Cavae. You'll also learn about its two sections: the Superior and Inferior Vena Cava. You will then discover the special drainage system for the heart called the Coronary Sinus.

Pulmonary Veins: Function, Definition & Anatomy

7. Pulmonary Veins: Function, Definition & Anatomy

In this lesson, you will explore the anatomy and function of your pulmonary veins, and you will learn how your pulmonary veins differ from other veins in your body. At the end of the lesson, a quiz will test your knowledge.

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