Essays Tagged: "veins"

The Heart, It's Diseases, and Functions

em. At this heart rate it beats about 104,000 times a day. TheSuperior and Inferior are the biggest veins in the body.The Superior is really the biggest. These veins have a lot ofcarbon dioxide and ha ... d valve. The atria are the two upperchambers of the heart. The right atrium receives blood from the veinswhich is low in oxygen and high in carbon dioxide; this blood is thentransferred to the right l ...

(6 pages) 176 0 3.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Major Themes in Faulkner's "Light in August"

anner. Fortunately, in the midst of this menagerie of wonders, there are dominate themes. There are veins of meaning that permeate throughout. Chief among them; Faulkner's study of 20th century man's ...

(5 pages) 285 0 3.5 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

All About Eve

icz and released in1950), Eve Harrison (Anne Baxter) was a young woman with evil running throughher veins. She wanted to be 'somebody' and chose to get there through MargoChanning (Betty Davis) who wa ...

(3 pages) 70 0 4.5 Feb/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Circulatory System

m in anatomy and physiology is the course taken by the blood through the arteries, capillaries, and veins and back to the heart. In humans and the higher vertebrates, the heart is made up of four cham ... ation is where the blood from the entire body is transported to the right auricle through two large veins. The superior vena cava and the inferior vena cava. When the right auricle contracts, it force ...

(6 pages) 164 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Breast cancer: all about breast cancer, medical procedures and ways to prevent it.

cerous. Cancerous, tumors spread to and damage healthy tissue.Some problems also spread through the veins, creating new tumors everywherein the body. Cancerus tumors make thir own radicals, making cel ...

(1 pages) 176 0 4.6 Oct/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Gold Rush in Alaska and Yukon

th in hopes of striking the mother lode (the main vein of ore or gold in an area where many smaller veins of gold are found). Of the 100,000 stampeders from USA and Canada who set out for the Klondike ...

(6 pages) 71 0 3.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Definition Poem - In the Arms of a Knight

In the Arms of a KnightHe courses through the veins of my desireA raging, twisting torrent of temptationAching to leap the chiseled banks of propr ...

(1 pages) 64 0 4.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Lawrence R. Tenzer,White slavery and the civil war

even slightly dark blood in the institution. Anyone who had atleast one eighth black blood in their veins was defined as a negro or amulatto. If the mother was a slave then the offspring was defined a ...

(3 pages) 88 1 3.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Of what value is the episode concerning the "Cave of Spleen" to the rest of the "Rape of the Lock"?

But anxious cares", it is followed by Dryden with "...already seized the queen / she fed within her veins a flame unseen". This is the point where Dido is in love with Aeneas. This is thus perhaps a p ...

(5 pages) 44 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

This is a rough draft of a full report on insects including motion, respiration, excretion, feeding, internal transportation, parental care, reproduction, and interesting facts.

are winged or are secondarily wingless (wings lost from groups whose ancestors were winged).Insect veins are apparent on most insect wings. Veins serve two purposes. To inflate the wings of insects e ... rging from pupae. To provide rigidity and structural support to the wing. If an insect did not have veins in its wings, it couldn't fly.Respiration - a simple passive diffusion of O2 or CO2 through th ...

(4 pages) 49 0 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Thoreau's views on life in Walden

s his way from islet to islet, cheered by the music of a thousand tinkling rills and rivulets whose veins are filled with the blood of winter which they are bearing off" (202).Winter is more like deat ...

(1 pages) 100 1 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Study notes on the Anti-War, Post-1900 poem; "Spring Offensive"

he soldiers are resting and nature seems to be giving them some energy."The summer oozed into their veins, like an injected drug for their bodies pains."However, as they rest, they are still aware tha ...

(1 pages) 37 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Joel-Peter Witkin, the photographer.

1939 along with his twin brother, Jerome, in Brooklyn, New York. Artistry seems to run through the veins of these brothers, as Joel-Peter is a highly acclaimed photographer and his twin Jerome is a w ...

(4 pages) 66 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

A Day in the Life of.

loor of the mansion by the rest of servants. Aghast, her heart starts pumping, blood rushing to her veins, sweat pouring off her, she lifts her head to see the lady awake, and not very happy indeed."M ...

(10 pages) 66 0 0.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


care."This process injects you with a solution that consists of a salt solution in to the victim's veins. Then when you are a sleep, about a minute later, they put the solution that kills you into yo ... s not inject the solution to put you asleep, you pull a plunger that injects the solution into your veins.One of the most terrible things in the history of the world, used euthanasia to kill people, h ...

(2 pages) 31 1 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Communication in "Sonny's Blues."

ra. It was a special kind of ice. It kept melting, sending trickles of ice water all up and down my veins, but it never got less. Sometimes it hardened and seemed to expand until I felt my guts were g ...

(3 pages) 110 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

White Slavery

ven slightly dark blood in the institution. Anyone who had at least one eighth black blood in their veins was defined as a negro or a mulatto. If the mother was a slave then the offspring was defined ...

(4 pages) 43 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

A Killer's Eyes: An interview essay with a convicted murderer

ipped over a small table. It was all over. They knew. They had heard him.Panic streaked through his veins, and as the elderly man entered the living room to find out what had happened, he did it. Grab ...

(5 pages) 73 3 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

A fantastic journey that one kid goes on and discovers happiness

r than that, you dork!" mocked Scott with an egotistical tone.Adrenaline was pumping though Scott's veins like high-octane jet fuel though a roadster. Beads of sweat dripped down his blonde hair and o ...

(8 pages) 25 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Pathophysiology Deep Vein Thrombosis and Airline Travel - The Deadly Duo

hes an organ or tissue, it is carried away from the organ or tissue in reverse through a network of veins that return the blood to the heart for reoxygenation and release of the waste carbon dioxide. ... ood reaches the capillaries. The pressure to return the blood to the heart to the heart through the veins is much less vigorous and hampered by gravity. To assist in maintaining an adequate blood flow ...

(5 pages) 45 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays