TITLE

CHAPTER 13: The Vascular System

AUTHOR(S)
Scanlon, Valerie C.; Sanders, Tina
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology;Jan2007, p290
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 13 of the book "Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology" is presented. It focuses on the vascular system. It describes the structure and function of the arteries, veins and capillaries. It discusses different pathways of circulation and the velocity of blood flow. It defines blood pressure and explains its regulation. A section is devoted to the effect of aging on the vascular system.
ACCESSION #
23780054

Tags: BLOOD-vessels;  CARDIOVASCULAR system;  ARTERIES;  VEINS;  CAPILLARIES;  BLOOD pressure;  BLOOD pressure -- Regulation

 

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