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LUMEN
OPEN PART OF THE VESSEL (CANAL)
TUNIC INTIMA
INTERNAL COAT OF EPITHELIAL CELLS (INTERNAL ELASTIC TISSUE)
TUNIC MEDIA
INTERMEDIATE COAT OF SMOOTH MUSCLE AND ELASTIC TISSUE THAT CONSTRICTS THE LUMEN AND CONTROLS BLOOD FLOW
TUNIC EXTERNA (ADVENTITIA)
EXTERNAL COAT OF WHITE FIROUS CONNECTIVE TISSUE LAYERS
ARTERIES
CONDUCT BLOOD AWAY FROM THE HEART
VEIN
CONDUCT BLOOD TOWARDS THE HEART
CAPILLARIES
SIMPLE LAYERS OF EPITHELIAL TISSUE
WHICH ARE THICKER, ARTERIES OR VEINS?
ARTERIES
WHICH HAVE LARGER LUMEN, ARTERIES OR VEINS?
VEINS
ANASTAMOSES
WHERE TWO VESSELS MEET
WHICH HAVE MORE ANASTAMOSES, VEINS OR ARTERIES?
VEINS
NAME THE TYPES OF ARTERIES IN DECREASING SIZE
CONDUCTION, MUSCULAR DISTRIBUTING, ARTERIOLES
WHY DO VEINS HAVE VALVES?
ENSURE BLOOD FLOW TO HEART--NO BACK FLOW
WHY ARE VEINS THINNER?
LESS SMOOTH MUSCLE AND LESS TUNICA EXTERNA