Which blood vessels are able to absorb the pressure changes that occur during the cardiac cycle?
In general, for a vessel of a given size, a typical artery ________ compared to a typical vein.
A)is more elastic
B)has less smooth muscle in its tunica media
C)has no endothelium
D)has thinner walls
E)has a larger lumen
Regarding the typical structure of blood vessel walls, those that have only a tunica intima are the
Identify the correct match between the blood vessel and its corresponding characteristic.
B)arteriole/controls blood pressure
E)vein/may be elastic or muscular