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Blood Vessels structure and function (Pg 47)

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3 Main layers of blood Vessels

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Two main elastic arteries (Pg 48)

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Function of elastic arteries (Pg 48)

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Boundaries of Tunica Media (Pg 48)

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Contents of Tunica adventitia in muscular and elastic arteries (Pg 48)

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Difference in Muscular and Elastic artery structures (Pg 48)

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Main function of Muscular arteries (Pg 48)

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Main function of elastin and collagen fibres in Muscular arteries (Pg 48)

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Cellular changes in atherosclerosis (Pg 49)

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Dissecting aneurysm main location and what happens to blood vessel wall (Pg 49)

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Pressure change and cellular changes in Hypertension (Pg 49)

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Risk factors for hypertension (Pg 49)

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Structure and vessel type of Arterioles (Pg 49)

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What does the microcirculation comprise of? Pg 95

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Why can't capillaries adjust their diameter and therefore flow themselves? What does control flow in to capillaries? Pg 95

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Explain the process of flushing? Pg 95

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Where is blood flow directed through and to if pre-capillary sphincters are closed? Pg 95

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What are arterioles that lead directly into venules called? And how do they work? Pg 95

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Internal diameter of a capillary Pg 96

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What is the general structure of a capillary Pg 96

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What are the three types of capillaries, their structure and examples of where they're found? Pg 96

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Diameter of post capillary venules? Pg 97

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Main feature of post-capillary venules? Pg 97

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What replaces smooth muscle cells in post-capillary venules? Pg 97

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How are muscular venules different from post-capillary venules? Pg 97

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What is a veins function and using this, describe its general structure? Pg 97

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What vessels are veins structurally similar to? Though what features separates these vessels? *LOOK THIS UP, BOOK NOTES DONT MATCH WITH MY WRITTEN NOTES* Pg 97

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What are valves in veins made of? Pg 97

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Why do the lower veins have greater muscular walls? Pg 97

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How does the blood return to the heart from the lower great veins? Also, what makes it easier to do this? Pg 97

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What is a venous thrombosis, what causes them and therefore where are they found the most? Pg 98

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What are varicose veins? Pg 98

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How many litres of water and grams of protein leak from blood into interstitial fluid a day? Pg 98

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What is the general structure of lymphatic capillaries? Pg 98

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What are the significance of anchoring filaments? Pg 98

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What is the difference between a capillary and a lymphatic capillary? Pg 98

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Larger lymphatic vessels?

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