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Vascular Physiology | Outline Notes

By at September 14, 2011 | 6:10 am |

Understanding Blood Pressure I. Vascular Pathway A. Arteries 1. Elastic 2. Muscular 3. Arterioles B. Capillaries C. Venules D. Veins (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({ google_ad_client: "ca-pub-4816419112981891", enable_page_level_ads: true }); II. Arteries – take blood away from the heart A. Elastic more...

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Blood | Outline Notes

By at September 13, 2011 | 6:54 am |

I. Functions A. Transport – gases, nutrients, hormones, wastes B. pH balance – 7.35 - 7.45 C. Hemostasis D. Defense – WBC’s and antibodies E. Maintain body temperature (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({ google_ad_client: "ca-pub-4816419112981891", enable_page_level_ads: true }); II. Characteristics A. more...

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Physiology of Heart

By at September 13, 2011 | 6:44 am |

I. Heart Wall A. Epicardium – outer layer; a.k.a. visceral pericardium (SSE w/ C.T.) B. Myocardium – bulk of heart 1. cardiac muscle a. striated, involuntary b. intercalated discs – propagate action potentials, support 2. connective tissue a. collagen and elastic fibers b. support, strength, elasticity after contraction 3. fibrous skeleton a. dense bands more...

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