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2. Do veins have a thick or thin muscle wall?

  • Thin
  • Thick

3. Are veins elastic?

  • No
  • yes

4. Why is the endothelium in the artery folded?

  • to allow the artery to expand, helping it to cope with high pressure
  • to give it a large surface area

5. What are the networks of capillaries in tissues called?

  • capillary bases
  • Capillary beds
  • capillary networks

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