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                            SLCC Anatomy- CH 23 Vessels and Circulation
                        
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1. After entering the skill, the vertebral
arteries merge to form the

basilar
artery

2. The ______ artery does not contribute
directly to an anastomosis.

common
coratid

3. At any given moment, which
cardiovascular components contain the
most blood?

systemic
veins and
venules

4. Blood from the GI tract that is within the
hepatic portal system must travel to the
liver so that it may be ____ and nutrients
may be processed and absorbed.

detoxified

5. Blood pressure is highest in which type of
artery?

elastic
arteries

6. Blood vessels called ____ connect venules
and arterioles.

capillaries

7. A blood vessel with thin walls, a relatively
wide lumen, numerous one-way valves,
and a diameter greater than 100
micrometers is called

a vein

8. The companion vessels to arterioles are
the

venules

9. Compared with larger arteries, smaller
arteries tend to have less elastic tissue in
their walls and more ____________.

smooth
muscle

10. Compared with those of the systemic
circulation, arteries of the pulmonary
circulation have lower blood pressure,
have less elastic tissue and wider lumens,
and carry blood that contains _____.

less oxygen

11. Diapedesis occurs in what vessels? postcapillary
venules

12. _____ effects nutrient delivery. Vasmotion

13. In a capillary bed, the _______ branch
from the metarteriole to form the bulk of
the capillary bed.

true
capillaries

14. In contrast to other arteries, arterioles are only 3
mm in
diameter or
smaller

15. In terms of both composition and relative
position, the endocardium of the heart is
most similar to the ____________ of
vessel walls.

tunica
intima

16. The internal carotid arteries do not
deliver blood to structures of the

neck,
pharynx,
larynx,
mandible,
and face

17. In the body, ____ blood vessels travel
together to supply the same region of
the body.

companion

18. In the cubital fossa, the brachial
artery divides into these two arteries
of the arm.

ulnar and radial
artery

19. The largest veins travel with elastic arteries

20. The left gastric artery supplies the esophagus and
lesser curvature
of the stomach

21. The network of small arteries that
extend through the tunica externa of
very large blood vessels is called

vasa vasorum

22. ______ raises blood pressure. Vasoconstriction

23. The smallest blood vessels of the
cardiovascular system are the
______.

capillaries

24. This artery is the main supplier of
arterial blood to the lower limbs.

external iliac

25. This main artery of the aorta
bifurcates into the right common
carotid and right subclavian arteries

brachiocephalic
artery

26. The three unpaired arteries of the
descending abdominal aorta that
supply the gastrointestinal tract are
superior and inferior mesenteric
arteries and the

celiac trunk

27. Veins that drain the head, neck, and
upper limbs ultimately merge to form
the

superior vena
cava

28. The _____ veins travel through the
vertebral foramina.

vertebral

29. What artery provides the main blood
supply to lower limbs?

external iliac
artery

30. What is the name of the anastomosis
of arteries surrounding the sella
turcica?

cerebral arterial
circle

31. Which blood vessels become gradually
smaller and branch the further they
get from the heart?

arteries

32. Which major veins merge to create the
inferior hepatic portal vein?

superior and
inferior
mesenteric veins
and the celiac
vein

33. Which superficial vein lays on the
lateral side of the upper limbs and
enters the deltopectoral triangle?

cephalic vein

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