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What is different in mammalian erythrocytes compared to other animals?

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Veins carry blood ... the heart

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Arteries carry blood .... the heart

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Arteries usually carry blood high in oxygen and veins carry blood low in oxygen, this is not true for one artery and for one vein, which ones?

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Name the walls of an artery from inside out

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In which layer do you find the endothelial cells of the blood vessel?

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Which blood vessels have valves?

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Nutrients, gas, water and ions pass through the walls of capillaries, why is exchange in capilleries efficient?

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Capillaries miss two walls they only have the endothelial wall of the tunica intima, which layers do they miss?

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True of false:


All sizes of arteries have similar amounts of elastic fibres in their walls

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What happens to arteries between contractions of the heart?

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Place in correct order of highest to lowest blood pressure


capillaries, aorta, venules, arterioles, vein

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What is different in mammalian erythrocytes compared to other animals?

They have no nuclei

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Veins carry blood ... the heart

Towards

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Arteries carry blood .... the heart

away from

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Arteries usually carry blood high in oxygen and veins carry blood low in oxygen, this is not true for one artery and for one vein, which ones?

The pulmonary artery carries blood low in oxygen towards the lungs and the pulmonary vein carries blood high in oxygen from the lungs to the heart

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Name the walls of an artery from inside out

  • Tunica intima, 
  • tunica media 
  • tunica adventitia

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In which layer do you find the endothelial cells of the blood vessel?

Tunica intima

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Which blood vessels have valves?

Veins

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Nutrients, gas, water and ions pass through the walls of capillaries, why is exchange in capilleries efficient?

They are very small and have thin walls --> ergo more surface area?

11 Circulatory system

Capillaries miss two walls they only have the endothelial wall of the tunica intima, which layers do they miss?

Tunica media and tunica adventitia

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True of false:


All sizes of arteries have similar amounts of elastic fibres in their walls

False, large arteries have many small arteries have almost none

11 Circulatory system

What happens to arteries between contractions of the heart?

Stretched arterial walls recoil and the volume of blood goes smoothly to the smaller arteries

11 Circulatory system

Place in correct order of highest to lowest blood pressure


capillaries, aorta, venules, arterioles, vein

  1. Aorta, 
  2. Arterioles, 
  3. capillaries, 
  4. venules, 
  5. vein

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