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susceptible of resisting and recovering from stretching, compression or distortion applied by a force.

Origin: L. Elasticus

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Re: Can Systolic BP ever be less than Diastolic?

... 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 pressure. When heart shrinks, it "sucks" the blood back and makes more room for blood, so the pressure ...

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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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... tissue with the greatest strength. Possible answers to this question include: Dense Connective Tissue (regular, irregular), Carillage (Hyaline, Elastic, Fibrous), Bone (Osteous Tissues) Can it be fibrous?

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by reyrey389
Sun Nov 20, 2011 1:20 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Collagen
Replies: 6
Views: 2652

Tonicity Explanation

"The elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli" is a definition of "tonicity".

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by Jastina13
Mon Aug 01, 2011 7:25 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Tonicity Explanation
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Q re: Fibres

Collagen Fibres: Elastic Fibres: Reticular Fibres: Can someone explain them more simple than what I gathered online please. Thanks! taz b.

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by tazb
Wed Apr 06, 2011 11:36 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Q re: Fibres
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Views: 978

Re: Animal Qs.

... than full roll Which about collagen is FALSE? - formed by macromolecular assembly of procallagen, produced by enzymes, or its slight crimp give it elasticity independent of elastin? I think first, because it should be protocollagen Which is false? - primary cell in fibrocaritlage is fibrochondrocyte ...

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by JackBean
Wed Jan 05, 2011 11:59 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Animal Qs.
Replies: 1
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