Physiology

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Shock

Shock is a life threatening medical condition that occurs when the body is not getting enough blood flow. When the body is not getting enough blood flow, the cells and organs of...

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Blood Vessels

There are three types of blood vessels: arteries, capillaries, and veins. These are the pipes that circulate blood throughout the body. The lumen is the channel within these vessels through...

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Cardiac Output.

Cardiac output can be measured with an electromagnetic flow meter placed on the ascending aorta. Two methods of measuring output that are applicable to humans, in addition...

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The Heart

The heart, a muscular pump made up of cardiac muscle fibers, could be considered a muscle rather than an organ. It has four chambers, or cavities, and beats an average of 60–100 beats per...

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