Problem: Which blood vessel layer contains smooth muscle? a. tunica media b. tunica intima c. tunica externa

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Recall:

Tunica intima: innermost layer of blood vessel; made up of endothelium

Tunica media: middle layer of blood vessel; made up of smooth muscle

Tunica externa: outermost layer of blood vessel; made up of elastin and collagen

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Which blood vessel layer contains smooth muscle? 

a. tunica media 

b. tunica intima 

c. tunica externa

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