Blood Pressure, Dr. D. Penney



Similarities in-, and Differences Between Arteries and Veins

Similarities:

  • Endothelial lining (endothelium)

  • Elastic / fibrous layer (internal & external elastic lamina)

  • Circular smooth muscle (media)

    Differences:

  • Artery has thicker wall

  • Valves in some veins






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