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(Science: anatomy, artery) blood vessel carrying blood away from the heart, walls have smooth muscle and are innervated by the sympathetic nervous system. A blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body.A major thoroughfare that bears important traffic.An artery carries large volumes of oxygenated blood to the major organs of the body. These arteries eventually branch off into smaller arterioles which transport blood to more remote areas in the body.

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biology need help??

... exceeds that of CABG. c. Long term anticoagulant therapy is required following tissue valve replacement. d. In CABG every stenosed coronary artery that has not responded to angioplasty receives its own bypass. e. Stroke or loss of life can be a very rare consequence of CABG. b,c,d correct ...

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by zak
Fri Jan 10, 2014 1:32 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: biology need help??
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Re: Can Systolic BP ever be less than Diastolic?

... however that systolic is only a bit higher than diastolic blood pressure, but never lower! When heart expands it pushes the blood out into vein/artery system, so the pressure rises as the blood must move from one location to another and since arteries are elastic, they expand to compensate the ...

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by teju85
Wed Nov 13, 2013 10:48 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Can Systolic BP ever be less than Diastolic?
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Blue Blood For A Science Project

... venous blood (low on oxygen, deep red) and open the cap of the tube to see if exposure to oxygen changes it. And for comparison, mistakenly hit an artery when taking the sample to see what oxygenated blood looks like! You'll notice that the arterial blood is brighter red than the venous blood, ...

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by biohazard
Thu Sep 27, 2012 9:08 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Blue Blood For A Science Project
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Re: 6 fingers

... do not know how to perform surgery (that's why doctors go to school for many years so that they can learn properly). You could cut a vein or an artery and then you would be in big trouble...not to mention that doctors don't just cut off parts like that. There is a fine technique that utilizes ...

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by HelpPleaseThankYou
Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:16 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: 6 fingers
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Cardiovascular disease (CVD)

... by the build up of cholesterol and other fatty substances in walls of arteries. Firstly the deposits form small streaks on the endothelium of the artery, but gradually build up to form patches known as atheromatous plaques. The deposit is called an atheroma and causes the arterial walls to thicken, ...

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by sharleenreyna
Wed Apr 20, 2011 9:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cardiovascular disease (CVD)
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