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lab4 presentation - blood forward to the arterioles-During...

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SLIDE 1 What ensures one way blood flow in the systemic arterial system versus the systemic venous system? SLIDE 2 Arteries -Arteries are very elastic; the walls distend and recoil in response to pumping. -During systole, blood is pumped into the arteries causing them to distend. This pressure also moves the
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Unformatted text preview: blood forward to the arterioles.-During diastole, the arteries recoil, which continues to drive blood forward when the heart is not pump-ing http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLM-e_TAhmI Veins Venous valve prevents back flow to ensure one way blood flow...
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2010 for the course NPB101L 83009 taught by Professor Liets during the Spring '09 term at UC Davis.

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