Essays Tagged: "Capillary"

Circulatory System

emilunar valves, two coronary arteries branch from the aorta. These then break up into an elaborate capillary network in the heart muscle and valve tissue. Blood from the coronary capillary circulatio ...

(6 pages) 164 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Compare the Circulatory system and the Lymphatic system.

d proteins from various tissues back to the blood stream.When blood reaches the arterial end of the capillary beds in the body tissues, fluid from the plasma is forced out of the capillaries by the bl ... d the tissue cells. This fluid, called tissue fluid, is plasma that has permeated through the blood capillary walls and has surrounded the cells to bring them nutrient and to remove their waste substa ...

(2 pages) 77 1 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The movement cycle of the erythrocyte (or red blood cell).

and wastes, the red blood cell (erythrocyte) which is contained in plasma, becomes oxygenated in a capillary in the left lung. From here it is forced into one of the pulmonary veins, and transported ...

(1 pages) 31 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)

d vessel injury in affected organs. ARDS is the result from widespread acute injury to the alveolar capillary membrane. One can be diagnosed with ARDS by intensive trauma, surgery, head injuries, or s ... iety of insults and probably initiated by different mechanisms. The initial injury is to either the capillary endothelium or alveolar epithelium. The capillary defect is produced by an interaction of ...

(5 pages) 86 0 3.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

What makes up the cardiovascular system, and describe the components.How the cardiovascular system works and the effect of exercise on the cardiovascualr system

of blood in the legs and feet.Capillaries are tiny vessels that link the arteries to the veins. The capillary wall is one layer thick and allows gases to diffuse through it. Oxygen and nutrients diffu ...

(10 pages) 182 1 4.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Describe the structure and function of blood and the body fluids - an essay about different components that make up blood.

lobin molecules to form carbaminohaemoglobin.The movement of water and dissolved substances through capillary walls occurs by diffusion and filtration but is dependent on various forces or pressures. ...

(2 pages) 47 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The Respiratory System

alveolus (containing air) and its surrounding capillaries (containing blood) is called an alveolar-capillary unit. Both lungs contain an estimate 300,000,000 alveolar-capillary units; the surface are ... takes place. Eventually, each airway ends in a grape- like cluster of these alveoli.At the alveolar-capillary membrane gas exchange takes place. Oxygen is delivered to, and carbon dioxide removed from ...

(11 pages) 115 1 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Circulatory System

Materials cross in and out of the capillaries by passing through or between the cells that line the capillary. Hemoglobin molecules in blood cells transport oxygen.Circulation of the blood moves blood ...

(2 pages) 85 0 4.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Describe the Process of Genetic Fingerprinting.

involves adding a layer of absorbent paper to the nylon membrane. The DNA is then drawn upwards by capillary motion. The DNA fragments are then denatured by heating to give single stranded DNA. A rad ...

(1 pages) 534 3 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Lasers

he driver for speeding and operating under the influence. A doctor sends an optic wire down a blood capillary and destroys a clot in the patient's heart, saving preventing the tissue and patient from ...

(9 pages) 9 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Heart

(2 pages) 275 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Critical Care

ora &Grabowiski 1999).Capillaries in the arterioles branch into the microscopic capillaries, or capillary beds, which lie bathed in interstitial fluid, or lymph, produced by the lymphatic system. ... Materials cross in and out of the capillaries by passing through or between the cells that line the capillary. The extensive network of capillaries is estimated at between 50,000 and 60,000 miles long ...

(11 pages) 140 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Summary of Human Systems

m other parts of the body. This false-color electron micrograph shows red blood cells packed into a capillary, the smallest type of blood vessel. Blood flows from the capillaries into veins after oxyg ... od vessel. Blood flows from the capillaries into veins after oxygen has been exchanged. Lastly, the Capillary forms the connection between the arteries and the veins. These tiny vessels vary in diamet ...

(9 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology