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Abdominal aorta

Abdominal aorta

(Science: anatomy) The largest arterial conduit below the diaphragm. This term refers to the portion of the aorta below the diaphragm to the bifurcation into the right and left common iliac arteries. It supplies blood to the abdominal viscera, pelvic organs and lower extremities.


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why is hydrostatic pressure in glomerular capillary so high?

... vs venous blood) 2. the renal artery breaks right from the abdominal aorta. small distance from the heart => most of the pressure is still there..

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by MrMistery
Wed Dec 05, 2007 1:39 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: why is hydrostatic pressure in glomerular capillary so high?
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blood vessels

Deffinetly the aorta. The pressure in the cappilaries of the Bowman capsule is only 75 mm Hg(which is still about twice that of usual papilaries since the way from the abdominal aorta to there is very small...)

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by MrMistery
Fri Nov 18, 2005 6:50 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: blood vessels
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