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What is the utility of pre-capillary spinchters?
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Preceding a capillary. Used of an arteriole or venule.
1. located just to the arterial side of a capillary.
2. arterial capillary.
3.a vessel lacking complete coats, intermediate between an arteriole and a capillary.
4.capillaries with a muscle layer which controls the flow of blood from the arterioles into the capillary bed.
5.Smooth muscle cells that guard the entrance to capillaries.
Posted by tim16 on May 19, 2012 at 7:24 PM (Answer #1)
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