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Venules

(noun) Plural form of venule.

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Re: pressure and velocity in blood vessels

p.s. The rate of blood flow decreases when pressure drops so why the pressure drops while the velocity increases when the blood reaches the venules and the veins ?

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by bryanwong
Fri Dec 23, 2011 7:26 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: pressure and velocity in blood vessels
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pressure and velocity in blood vessels

in the textbook, it says, "the blood pressure is even lower when it reaches the venules and the vein due to the friction of the capillary wall." However,later it says "The velocity of blood rises slowly again later since the cross sectional area of ...

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by bryanwong
Fri Dec 23, 2011 6:39 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: pressure and velocity in blood vessels
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Views: 3765

Help with the Heart!!

... the ventricle must contract against to make blood flow forward would be...? 2) Elasticity and contractility are properties of: veins, capillaries, venules, arteries, or the coronary sinus? 3) The myocardium does not contain which of the following: intercalated discs, conduction (Purkinje) fibers, ...

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by amanderkinz
Mon Feb 28, 2011 3:04 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Help with the Heart!!
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Views: 4269

Re: Artery vs Vein

... for the immense pressure when blood is pump out of from the left ventricle. As it flows from the heart-artery-arteries-arterioles-capilaries-venules-veins-vein-heart blood pressure keeps dropping as it goes further away from the heart because it loses kinetic energy with distance increase. ...

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by chanhankiang
Fri Oct 17, 2008 8:01 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Artery vs Vein
Replies: 11
Views: 39243

HISTOLOGY - help with identifying connective tissue

... I think they are big/medium blood vessels. The ones with thick walls are artery or arteriole, whereas the thin-walled ones must be vein or venules. Could you provide more image, please? I like analyzing this way. I don't care whether I am right or wrong but it helps me much to improve my ...

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by Dr.Stein
Tue Oct 17, 2006 9:43 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: HISTOLOGY - help with identifying connective tissue
Replies: 10
Views: 6652
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