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Unformatted text preview: s Bulk Flow - This is the principal mechanism by which the distribution of fluid is maintained between the blood and the extracel l u capillary blood pressure (Pc) - this is the hydrostatic pressure exerted on the inside of the walls of the capillaries. It acts to forc e plasma-colloid osmotic pressure (pp) - this is the osmotic force acting to move water into the capillaries from the interstitial flui d interstitial fluid hydrostatic pressure (PIF) - this is the hydrostatic pressure exerted on the outside of the capillary walls. It acts t o...
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This note was uploaded on 10/29/2009 for the course NPB NPB 101 taught by Professor Weidner/wingfield during the Fall '08 term at UC Davis.
- Fall '08