1111 - • even out the pumping pressure • one-way flow...

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Circulatory system Blood is water with vast array of different things dissolved and carried Circulatory system is hardware to move blood around the body.
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Issues associated with the system get everything everywhere (or not) even out the pumping pressure one-way flow pump-specific issues
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Arteries Arterioles Capillaries Venules Veins
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Blood flow pattern
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Even out the pressure from the heart
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Arteries absorb stroke
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Artery muscles
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When to open and close precapillary sphincters?
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Capillaries
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Veins have larger inner diameter
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Issues associated with the system get everything everywhere (or not)
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Unformatted text preview: • even out the pumping pressure • one-way flow • pump-specific issues – lubrication of the pump – regular pumping Heart tissues • Pericardium • Epicardium • Myocardium • Endocardium • Septum Heart organization Names for the tubes Pulmonary vein Pulmonary artery Vena Cava Aorta right atrium right ventricle left atrium left ventricle Regular pumping Measuring a heart • Physical pumping • Electrical activity Blood pressure Electrical activity of the heart Cardiovascular contribution to homeostasis Baroreceptors...
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This note was uploaded on 06/07/2011 for the course BIO 309D taught by Professor Jessicawandelt during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas.

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