Abdomen A- Vascular Anatomy

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Abdomen Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    There are two vascular systems of the body; the _______________ circulation and the _______________ circulation.
  • 2. 
    Pulmonary circulation carries blood from the ____________ to the ______________
  • 3. 
    The pulmonary circulation is the only part of the body where the arteries carry ________________ blood and the veins carry __________________ blood.
  • 4. 
    In the systemic circulation, arteries transport _______________ blood from the ______________ to the ________________ and ________________ of the body.
  • 5. 
     In the systemic circulation, veins transport __________________ blood from the _______________ and ______________ back to the ________________.
  • 6. 
    Blood vessels have three layers; the tunica ______________, tunica _____________, and tunica ______________.(inner, middle, outer)
  • 7. 
    The tunica ___________ is the innermost layer of blood vessels and is in direct contact with blood.
  • 8. 
    The tunica intima of a blood vessel is comprised mainly of _____________ tissue with a thin layer of ______________ tissue.
  • 9. 
    The tunica ____________ of a blood vessel is the second, or middle layer.
  • 10. 
    The tunica media of a blood vessel consists of _____________ fibers and _____________ ____________.
  • 11. 
    The tunica ____________ of a blood vessel is the outermost layer.
  • 12. 
    The tunica adventitia of a blood vessel is composed of ____________ and _____________ fibers.
  • 13. 
    List the five part pathway of blood
  • 14. 
    ________________ are small arteries that deliver blood to the capillaries from the larger arteries.
  • 15. 
    ______________ connect arterioles and venules.
  • 16. 
    Capillaries permit exchange of ____________ and _____________ between the blood and tissues through their walls.
  • 17. 
    Groups of capillaries unite to form small veins called ______________.
  • 18. 
    Which is thicker- the tunica media or arteries or veins?
  • 19. 
    Arteries are very elastic, very contractile, are able to maintain their shape and do not readily collapse because of their thick ___________ _____________.
  • 20. 
    Veins are very thin with very little ____________ and _____________ tissue.
  • 21. 
    Because of the lack of support in veins, they can be easily ______________ and can be easily invaded by _____________.
  • 22. 
    Veins rely on ____________ ______________ contraction to help move blood back to the _____________.
  • 23. 
    Veins have _____________ which help aid the movement of blood and prevent backflow.
  • 24. 
    The veins which do not contain valves are the _________, __________ veins, and ______________ systems.
  • 25. 
    ______(#) - ______(#) % of the circulating blood volume is found in the veins.
  • 26. 
    Arteries have ____________ that come off of them, whereas veins have _____________ that run into them.