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CHAPTER 3 PHYSICAL AND FLOW PROPERTIES OF BLOOD

@inproceedings{Elad2005CHAPTER3P,
  title={CHAPTER 3 PHYSICAL AND FLOW PROPERTIES OF BLOOD},
  author={David Elad and Shmuel Einav},
  year={2005}
}
The circulatory transport system is responsible for oxygen and nutrient supply to all body tissues and removal of waste products. The discovery of the circulation of blood in the human body is related to William Harvey (1578–1657). The circulatory system consists of the heart—the pump that generates the pressure gradients needed to drive blood to all body tissues, the blood vessels—the delivery routes, and the blood—the transport medium for the delivered materials. The blood travels… Expand
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