Vascular System

©1996 University of Kansas Medical Center

Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology


Three Basic Layers
1. Tunica Intima (with endothelial lining)
2. Tunica Media (smooth muscle)
3. Tunica Adventitia (outer connective tissue)

Artery
Vein
Thick-walled
Thin-walled
Small lumen
Large lumen