The term blood pressure refers to the pressure in ________ of the cardiovascular system.
A)the venous component
B)the capillary vessels
C)all the vessels
D)the arterial vessels
E)the arteriovenous component
The force that pushes fluid out of the capillaries is called
A)capillary hydrostatic pressure.
________ refers to the factors that oppose blood flow in the entire cardiovascular system.
C)Total peripheral resistance
The instrument used to measure blood pressure is the
E)hydrostatic pressure cuff.