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Cardiovascular system

1. What are some differences between diastolic and systolic pressure?

2. Trace the flow of blood from the superior and interior vena cava to the lungs and back to the aortic arch.

3. How is heart anchored to the chest?
How does the rib cage serve the heart?
How could a rib fracture affect the heart?
How are the A valves anchored in the heart?
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At 75 beats per minute, how much time does heartbeat take?

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Cardiovascular System

1. What are some differences between diastolic and systolic pressure?

The systolic blood pressure is defined as the peak pressure in the arteries, which occurs when the ventricles contract; the diastolic pressure is the lowest pressure, at the resting phase of the cardiac cycle. Normal Systolic pressure is less than 120 mmHg and normal diastolic pressure is less than 80 mmHg.

2. Trace the flow of blood from the superior and interior vena cava to the lungs and back to the aortic arch. ...

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Cardiovascular anatomy and physiology questions and solutions.

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