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Humber College
Kinesiology & Health Science
KINE 3012
Tara Haas

Page 104 - Ignore precapillary sphincters, these are terminal arterioles - Rely on the capillary network for gas exchange/fluid - When things diffuse from tissue-capillary, they have to go through the interstitial space - Concentration gradient because most of the movements are by diffusion Page 105 - Size of the capillary, is the same as the diameter of a RBC - The wall of the capillary is comprised of one endothelial cell - Mitochondria placed as close to the capillary as possible - RBC/Blood in the vessels are travelling at a slower rate than the capillaries Page 105b - Though the blood flow within the body is always 5L/min - There is a larger cross section surface area because of the millions of capillaries within the body - Fastest velocities within the aorta and slows down within the capillaries Page 106 - The general velocity of the blood
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