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Circulatory system 1. Know the general plan of circulatory systems: open, closed. 2. What are some basic differences between circulatory systems of water breathers and air breathers. 3. Know cardiac cell structure, mechanism of contraction, pacemaker potentials, control of heart rate, refractory period and its relationship to tetany. 4. Understand the role of the SA, AV nodes, Ca 2+ , pattern of spread of the action potential through the heart, and the direction of blood flow through the heart. 5. Be able to relate the EKG to the pressure and volume profiles in the left ventricle
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Unformatted text preview: and aorta. Know when the valves open and close. 6. What are the Starling forces? Describe capillary fluid exchange. What is edema? 7. Be able to describe the structure of the various type of blood vessels. What is the venous pump? 8. Know where and how baroreceptors and chemoreceptors work. 9. What are the three afferent fiber types of atrial receptors? Where is ANP produced and what does it do? What do ventricular receptors respond to? 10. Be able to describe neuronal and local control of microcirculation....
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