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BIPN100%20Handout%209 - Patricia Pepa OH: Friday, Caf Roma...

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Patricia Pepa OH: Friday, Café Roma 11-1150 Last Handout: Vasoconstriction/dilation, Capillary Exchange, Lymphatic System I. Arteriole Resistance a. R=8(length)(viscosity)/(πr^4) b. Which part of the equation is the main cause of resistance change for resistance to blood flow and why? c. Chemicals that cause vasoconstriction d. Chemicals that cause vasodilation II. Exchange at the capillaries
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Patricia Pepa OH: Friday, Café Roma 11-1150 a. Bulk flow- mass movement of fluid between blood and interstitial fluid as a result of hydrostatic or osmotic pressure gradients i. Absorption: into the capillaries ii. Filtration: out of the capillaries iii. Most capillaries start with filtration then absorption 1. Where in your body would this NOT happen? b. Hydrostatic pressure -pressure between blood flow that pushes fluid out through cap pores i. Decreases along the length of the capillary since energy is lost to friction ii. What is the hydrostatic pressure in interstitial fluid? c.
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2010 for the course BIMM bimm 100 taught by Professor Dr.sato during the Winter '08 term at UCSD.

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