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____ are the primary resistance vessels and control mean arterial blood pressure and blood flow to specific tissues.
Arterioles
Vascular smooth muscle tone in the arterioles is controlled by the____ and other, local factors (metabolic need)
sympathetic nervous system
the two types of blood vessels controlling circulation are...(give examples too)
Resistance vessels (arterioles) and Capacitance vessels (capillaries)
approx. 50% of total blood volume is contained in these vessels.
venules and veins