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Perfuse

perfuse

To force blood or other fluid to flow from the artery through the vascular bed of a tissue or to flow through the lumen of a hollow structure (e.g., an isolated renal tubule).

Compare: perifuse, superfuse.

Origin: L. Perfusio, fr. Per-_ fusio, a pouring


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HELP!!Need examples of neg & pos feedback on homeostasis

... (A mild seizure progressing to status epilepticus) More Examples: Negative feedback: Compensatory stage of shock....increased heart rate to perfuse all tissues. Positive Feedback: Decompensatory stage of shock progressing to Terminal stage of shock...heart rate gets slower and the body temp ...

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by cardiorrhexis
Sat Feb 11, 2006 4:17 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: HELP!!Need examples of neg & pos feedback on homeostasis
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