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Large vein

Large vein

(Science: anatomy, vein) a vein, such as the inferior vena cava, characterised by having a reduced or absent tunica media and an adventitia with large bundles of longitudinally disposed smooth muscle.

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I need help about cardiovascular system.

... (True) 2/ The placenta provides O2 and nutrition to the umbilical vein. (False) 3/ the fastest pacemakers are found in the left atrial wall ... (F) 5/ The allantoic duct drains wastes from the fetuses kidneys and large intestine. (T) ----------------------------------------- Name a vascular ...

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by kingofgameyg
Wed Apr 18, 2012 3:11 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: I need help about cardiovascular system.
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The Fiber Disease

... the induction of cancer. However, no harm in a human individual or in a large population exposed at doses as low as those delivered in this study ... allergic reaction to the iodine-containing dye, mechanical tear of a vein, local bleeding, impaired kidney function, and reaction to local leakage ...

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by London
Wed Dec 20, 2006 6:31 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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about Cervics Cancer

... cancer cells only in the treated area. The radiation may come from a large machine (external radiation) or from radioactive materials placed directly ... drugs used to treat cervical cancer may be given by injection into a vein or by mouth. Either way, chemotherapy is systemic treatment, meaning ...

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by Linn
Wed Jun 28, 2006 1:52 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: about Cervics Cancer
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blood vessels

... smaller and easier to damage. But depending on the force of the injury, larger vessels can be damaged as well. You can get a bruise after getting an IV, for example, in a large vein from the vein leaking into the surrounding tissue.

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by pdavis68
Mon May 01, 2006 1:08 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: blood vessels
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Re: Cardiovascular disease

... on the vessel walls.... There's artherosclerosis which occurs in larger vessels and is due to fatty deposits... And there's arteriolarsclerosis ... Pulmonary ThromboEmbolism (PTE), Aortic ThromboEmbolism (ATE), Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), Myocardial Infarct (MI aka "Heart Attack"). ...

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by cardiorrhexis
Sat Feb 18, 2006 7:16 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Cardiovascular disease
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Views: 2447
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