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Artery
Away from heart, Have O2 in blood, more smooth muscle, Red
Vein
Towards heart, Deoxygenated blood to heart, Valves, Blue
Vasoconstriction
Contraction of smooth muscle
Arterioles
Regulates blood pressure, scphencter muscle, Smaller arteries connected to capillaries
Capillaries
Exchanges nutrients and gases
Heart, ________, __________, Capillary,_________, Vein
Artery, Arteriole, Venule,
Exception- Pulmonary Artery has _____________ blood.
Deoxygenated
Arteries and arterioles take ____________ blood away from the heart.
Oxygenated
Venules drain deoxygenated blood from capillaries, then join to form ______ that take ______ to the heart.
Veins, blood
Blood pressure
pressure against artery wall
Pulmonary Circuit
Blood flowing from the heart to the lungs and back
SA Node
Pace maker, conduction system
AV Node
conveys the stimulus and initiates contraction of the ventricles.
Myocardium
Intercalated discs, heart muscle forms it
Pericardum
outer membranous sac w/ lubricating fluid