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Perfusion

perfusion

1. (Science: physiology) The act of pouring over or through, especially the passage of a fluid through the vessels of a specific organ.

2. A liquid poured over or through an organ or tissue. Pumping a liquid into an organ or tissue (especially by way of blood vessels).The movement of water through biological matter.


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some bloody questions

... demands of a tissue. In response the body can compensate by releasing Vasodilators which act(s) on the arterioles to restore the correct level of perfusion. is that correct plzzzzzzzzzzzzz help thanks

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by zak
Mon Nov 25, 2013 8:09 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: some bloody questions
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some bloody questions

... demands of a tissue. In response the body can compensate by releasing ……………….. which act(s) on the …………………to restore the correct level of perfusion. ATP / oxygen / protein / glucose Vasoconstriction / Atherosclerosis / Ischaemia Vasodilators / endothelin / glyceryl trinitrate Arterioles ...

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by zak
Mon Nov 25, 2013 3:02 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: some bloody questions
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Re: Ventilation - Perfusion Coupling

Thanks anyway. The exam is in an hour and I still don't "get it," but I'll just have to hope for the best!

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by lalajane
Mon May 23, 2011 11:19 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Ventilation - Perfusion Coupling
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Ventilation - Perfusion Coupling

... much ground to cover that I'm going to have to skip it and move on. I understand that there must be a close match between ventilation and and perfusion for gas exchange to be efficient, but things get a bit foggy after that. "In alveoli where ventilation is inadequate, PO2 is inadequate. ...

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by lalajane
Tue May 17, 2011 7:10 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Ventilation - Perfusion Coupling
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Re: Gluten-free and Vaccines

... (21). The ability of this PEP to cleave the 33-mer gliadin peptide was evaluated in vitro (Fig. 4A) and in vivo using the rat intestinal perfusion model (Fig. 4B). In the latter assay, the synergistic effect of PEP and BBM peptidases was evident. Moreover, the T cell stimulatory potential ...

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by tmerezko
Tue Jun 22, 2010 6:08 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gluten-free and Vaccines
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