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    blood ves·sel
    /ˈbləd ˌvesəl/

    noun

    • 1. a tubular structure carrying blood through the tissues and organs; a vein, artery, or capillary.
  2. Vessel definition, a craft for traveling on water, now usually one larger than an ordinary rowboat; a ship or boat. See more.

  3. Vessel definition, a craft for traveling on water, now usually one larger than an ordinary rowboat; a ship or boat. See more.

  4. May 17, 2021 · The reticular layer also contains blood vessels to support the skin cells and nerve tissue to sense pressure and pain in the skin. Hypodermis Deep to the dermis is a layer of loose connective tissues known as the hypodermis, subcutis, or subcutaneous tissue.

  5. –―Push‖ or force of blood in the blood vessels –Exists in all blood vessels—highest in arteries, lowest in veins –Blood pressure gradient—causes blood to circulate; liquids can flow only from the area where pressure is higher to where it is lower •Low or nonexistent blood pressure gradient is fatal if not reversed quickly ...

  6. Aug 24, 2020 · Raynaud's phenomenon is a condition resulting in discoloration of the fingers and/or the toes after exposure to changes in temperature (cold or hot) or emotional events. Skin discoloration occurs because an abnormal spasm of the blood vessels causes a diminished blood supply to the local tissues.

  7. Blood Vessels. The blood from the heart is carried through the body by a complex network of blood vessels (Figure 16.12). Arteries take blood away from the heart. The main artery of the systemic circulation is the aorta; it branches into major arteries that take blood to different limbs and organs.

  8. The heart works day and night to pump blood through the circulatory system. The heart consists of two pumps. The pump on the right side of the heart sends blood to the lungs where the blood obtains oxygen. The blood which has obtained oxygen then travels back to the heart where it is pumped to all parts of the body.

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