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BME 121Quantitative Physiology: Organ Transport SystemsFinal ExamWinter 2014March 21stName: _______________________________ID #:_______________________________I attest that I am registered for this course and am the person listed above.Signature: ____________________________1
1. True or False with short answer justification (20 points, 4 points each)Read each question carefully, answer true or false (1 point), AND justify answer in 1-2sentences (3 points)A.The total energy of a fluid can come in three different forms that all depend directly onfluid volume.B.Blood is a complex fluid that exhibits non-Newtonian behavior under all conditions.C.Osmotic pressure is a driving force that positively contributes to the net movement offluid into fenestrated (i.e. tissue) capillaries.D.From a mechanical standpoint, arteries and veins can both be described by a constantcompliance under all conditions, and the only difference between the vessel types isthat the compliance is larger for veins.E.Baroreceptors are specialized tissues in the arterial circulation that sense bloodpressure through stretching of the tissue. Increased stretching can result in decreasedcardiac output and/or peripheral resistance.Name: _______________________________________2
2. Multiple Choice (20 points, 4 points each)Read each question carefully and write the most appropriate answer in the space provided_______C. Solute (non-gas) filtration through clefts in systemic capillaries is based onwhich of the following
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