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Pump failure

pump failure

A term used to emphasize mechanical default of the heart as a pump; in acute myocardial infarction, pump failure signifies congestive heart failure, pulmonary oedema, or cardiogenic shock.

Compare: electrical failure.

Synonym: power failure.

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Pls. I need help with my hw

... cell membrane transport? A) requires ATP B) It requires a protein pump C) It is transport mechanisms of moving ions from an area of low to ... diffusion B) Facilitated diffusion C) Ion channels A patient in kidney failure has elevated blood levels of urea and potassium. The dialysis bag ...

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I accidentally cut a cockroach's half part of the abdomen.

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by Beetle
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Re: osmosis

... The viscosity will increase. In our body it means that heart has to pump harder and harder. None wants to get heart failure because of work too hard ;)

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by Dr.Stein
Sat Dec 23, 2006 2:12 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: osmosis
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by kiekyon
Tue Apr 04, 2006 7:20 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: What is the hiccups?
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