muscular wall on arteries
apart from to withstand high pressure, what is the significance of having a muscular wall on arteries?
- 1 decade agoFavorite Answer
Some arteries can be constrict or dilate when necessary. For example, when you feel cold, the peripheral arteries will constrict to restrict blood flow to skin in order to reduce heat lost. The constriction and dilation of arteries is done bythe muscular layer of the artery.