Consider a blood pressure reading of 120/80. 120 corresponds to the
D)mean arterial pressure.
E)blood osmotic pressure.
The tendency for water and small solutes to move out of the blood is greatest at the
A)venous end of capillaries.
B)transition between muscular arteries and arterioles.
C)transition between elastic and muscular arteries.
D)arteriole end of capillaries.
E)transition between venules and medium-sized veins.
Which of the following has the greatest effect on blood flow to the tissues?
A)diffusion distance across vessel walls
D)blood pH levels
E)collagen fiber content of tunica externa
Which of the following is(are)the only factor(s)that can be adjusted by the nervous or endocrine system to regulate blood flow?
D)vascular resistance and viscosity
E)turbulence and viscosity