February 21 - big veins very low pressure • Lymph...

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February 21 Systolic pressure: systole, heart contraction Diastolic: diastole, relax When leaving heart, very high pressure but once branches off into capillaries pressure is low because large surface area in capillaries, once in
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Unformatted text preview: big veins very low pressure • Lymph vessels: series of tubes that parallel circulatory system, take up extra tissue fluid • Nervous system: quick response • Endocrine system: slower but longer-acting •...
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This note was uploaded on 02/25/2011 for the course BIO 101 taught by Professor Pytel during the Winter '11 term at Union College.

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