CHAPTER 13: The Vascular System

Scanlon, Valerie C.; Sanders, Tina
January 2007
Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology;Jan2007, p290
Book Chapter
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.

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


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