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Architecture of the Vessel Wall

Handbook of Physiology, The Cardiovascular System, Vascular Smooth Muscle

  1. Johannes A. G. Rhodin

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp020201

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Rhodin, J. A. G. 2011. Architecture of the Vessel Wall. Comprehensive Physiology. 1–31.

Author Information

  1. Department of Anatomy, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Classification and Definition of Blood Vessels
  • 2
    Components of the Vascular Wall
    • 2.1
      Intima
    • 2.2
      Media
    • 2.3
      Adventitia