Which of the following characteristics compared with their bronchial circulation? Twenty subjects participate in a study of cardiopulmonary physiology. The pulmonary circulation of these subjects most likely has.
A. Greater number of branches supplying the visceral pleura B. Larger number of anastomoses with the intercostal arteries C. Larger percentage of cardiac output D. Larger volume of nutrient blood to the conducting airways E. Lower-volume, higher pressure system