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1

what is the ~width of a capillary?

6 microns

2

what are the regulators of flow and constriction?

arterioles

3

where is the largest pressure drop in the cardiovascular system?

in the capillaries

4

where is resistance greatest?

in the arterioles

5

alpha-1 receptors are where?

large arterioles

6

alpha-2 receptors are where?

small arterioles

7

Fick Equation

VO2 = Q x avO2

8

what does Q = ?

HR x SV

9

what does avO2 = ?

CaO2 - CvO2

10

where is CaO2 taken from?

any systemic artery

11

where is CvO2 taken from?

only from the pulmonary artery

12

what does reduction in arterial radius produce?

a reduction in flow