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In an aneurysm, the cross-sectional area of a vessel expands.

In an aneurysm, the cross-sectional area of a vessel expands. With the approximation that blood is non-viscous and incompressible, and that you have laminar flow, which one of the following is true in the expanded segment, compared to the normal vessel? 

 The pressure is lower 


 The density of the blood increases 


 The flow is lower 


 The pressure is the same 


 The pressure is higher 


 The flow is higher 

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