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  Circulatory system - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The primary purpose of the pulmonary circulation is to oxygenate the blood.
The now oxygenated blood returns to the left atrium via the pulmonary vein, fills the left ventricle during diastole, and is ejected into the aorta, the major artery which supplies blood to the body via its numerous branches.
The major arteries of the splanchnic circulation branch directly off the aorta and include the celiac artery (celiac axis), superior mesenteric artery, and inferior mesenteric artery.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Circulation_(physiology)   (1788 words)

 Circulation / Circulatory System Physiology and Natural Medicine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
This overview of Circulation, in regard to the human body, is supplied in an effort to better enable one to take control of their health.
The systemic circulation begins at the left side of the heart where the left atrium receives blood which has just returned from the pulmonary circulation, and is rich in oxygen.
Its flavonoids dilate coronary circulation and stabilizes heart muscle contractility by exerting a sympathetic action on the coronary circulation, and a parasympathetic action on the myocardial muscle.
www.doctorphyto.com /Library/Physiology/White_Papers/circulation.htm   (4915 words)

Areas of specialization within the Department of Physiology include cell physiology, sensory physiology, general endocrinology, neuroendocrinology, neurophysiology, respiration, circulation, physiology of muscle, environmental physiology, cardiac electrophysiology, membrane transport, and neonatal physiology.
The following courses are especially useful as a background for the study of physiology: general biology, vertebrate biology, general chemistry, analytical chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry, general physics, calculus, and statistics.
GMS 6410 - Physiology of the Circulation of Blood (2) Physiology of the component parts of the circulation, relation of structure and function, emphasis on control mechanisms.
gradschool.rgp.ufl.edu /gradcat/1995-1996/dept85.html   (632 words)

 Sherman College
It examines the physical properties of the nerve impulse, the chemical neurotransmitters, the functions of the different parts of the brain and spinal cord, the neural pathways involved in various brain functions, and the neural control of body functions.
Physiology 202 (Fluids, Renal and Respiratory Physiology) 60 hrs.
This lecture course covers the functions of the red blood cells, and the functions and dynamics of the heart and cardiovascular circulation.
www.sherman.edu /edu/academics/curriculum/2phys.html   (426 words)

 Circulation (physiology) - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Circulation refers to the movement of the blood through the heart and blood vessels.
Interventional Physiology Rounds: Case Studies in Coronary Pressure and Flow for Clinical Practice
Pulmonary Circulation: From Basic Mechanisms to Clinical Practice (Cardiopulmonary Medicine from Imperial College Press)
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /circulation_(physiology).htm   (120 words)

 Digestion / Digestive System Physiology and Natural Medicine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The relative quantity of the later in the blood is a fair measure of the efficiency with which fat transfer has occurred, and is thus a positive indicator for the prevention of fat deposition in the blood vessels (contributing to atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease).
Considered as more warming than angelica, Cinnamon stimulates both digestion and circulation and is therefore indicated for conditions with symptoms of 'cold', poor circulation to the extremities, edema, diarrhea and loss of appetite.
Acrid plants, are therefore indicated where there is sluggish circulation or 'cold' is a feature, and where inadequate digestion or the safety of food is in question.
www.doctorphyto.com /Library/Physiology/White_Papers/digestion.htm   (6246 words)

 Transport (from physiology) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Many important advances in surgery and medicine have been based on the physiology of circulation, which was first studied in 1628.
The physiology of circulation is concerned with the origin of blood pressure…
Physiology is concerned with the way the individual parts of an animal or human work and how their workings affect other parts and the whole organism.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-48687?tocId=48687   (771 words)

 Fields of Instruction - PHYSIOLOGY
GMS 6410--Physiology of the Circulation of Blood (2) Physiology of the component parts of the circulation, relation of structure and function, emphasis on control mechanisms.
GMS 6479--Gastrointestinal Physiology (2) Physiology of the vertebrate salivary glands, stomach, small and large intestine, pancreas, liver, and the muscular movements of the gastrointestinal system.
GMS 6490C--Research Methods in Physiology (2-4; max: 6) Special needs of each student are met by conferences and laboratory work.
gradschool.rgp.ufl.edu /gradcat/1996-1997/dept86.html   (581 words)

 © The American Physiological Society - Carl J. Wiggers
Wiggers was born in Davenport, Iowa, and received the M.D. degree from the University of Michigan in 1906.
Wigger's substantial contributions to cardiovascular physiology were almost overshadowed by his teaching and leadership qualities; he personally supervised the training of over thirty-eight future department heads and research directors in prestigious institutions.
He authored several texts in circulatory physiology: Circulation in Health and Disease (1915), Pressure Pulses in the Cardiovascular System (1928), Physiology of Shock (1950), Circulatory Dynamics (1952), and Circulation in Health and Disease (first edition, 1934).
www.the-aps.org /about/pres/introcjw.htm   (383 words)

 Vertebrate Physiology, Circulation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Generally the blood from the left atria is directed toward the systemic artery (body) and the blood from the right atria is directed toward the pulmocutaneous artery.
There is a well developed double circulation because under normal circumstances there is little mixing of blood in the ventricle.
Under normal(?) conditions, higher pressure from the left ventricle causes pressure in the left aortic arch to close a valve at its junction with the right ventricle and there is no mixing of oxygenated and non-oxygenated blood in the aorta.
alpha1.fmarion.edu /~vertphys/circulation.html   (1993 words)

 Untitled Document
Membrane physiology, control of cellular activity, digestion, metabolism and temperature regulation, nerve and muscle physiology, circulation, immunity, excretion, respiration, neurophysiology and endocrinology.
However, you must realize that physiology is not a study of compartmentalized facts; rather, these "facts" provide the basis upon which you must begin to integrate the various systems of the body.
You must be aware that the practice of physiology requires skepticism, tolerance of ambiguity, and openness to new ideas.
www.marietta.edu /~hoganp/bio_203.html   (2704 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: The Heart: Physiology, from Cell to Circulation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Yet an understanding of the "new" physiology is essential for the proper use of new forms of medical technology and pharmacologic agents.
It is in this context that Lionel Opie's opus expertly integrates cellular and subcellular elements of cardiovascular physiology in an analysis of physiologic responses.
A particularly strong feature of this book is that the discussion always goes back to cellular and subcellular mechanisms, maintaining the connection between cellular physiology and overall integrative physiology.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0781715601?v=glance   (1042 words)

 School of Medicine 2003-2005 Online Bulletin: Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology
Coverage in lectures and laboratories of neurophysiology, physiology of muscular activity, respiration, circulation, excretion, gastrointestinal physiology, metabolism, and acid-base balance and reproductive physiology; emphasis on basic physiological mechanism, but clinical application stressed wherever possible.
F705 Molecular and Cellular Physiology (3 cr.) The emphasis is on the intracellular mechanisms which underlie the physiological functions of many organ systems.
F772 Physiology of Body Fluids and Electrolytes (30 hrs.) (2 cr.) Composition and distribution of body fluids and electrolytes; renal regulatory role; factors concerned with glomerular filtration rate and blood flow; tubular function; handling of organic and inorganic substances; chemistry and physics of the transfer of mechanism; role of hormones.
www.indiana.edu /~bulletin/iupui/medicine/2003-2005/physiology.html   (751 words)

R.E. Records, ed., Ocular Circulation in Physiology of the Human Eye and Visual System, Harper and Row, NY, 1979.
Istvan Rusznyak, Mihaly Foldi, Gyorgy Szabo, Lymphatics and Lymph Circulation: Physiology and Pathology, Pergamon Press, New York, 1967.
Michael Foldi, Diseases of Lymphatics and Lymph Circulation, Charles C. Thomas, Springfield IL, 1969.
www.nanomedicine.com /NMI/Refs800-899.htm   (1736 words)

 Lecture 25   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
In: Membrane Physiology, edited by Thomas Andreoli, Joseph Hoffman and Darrell Fanestil.
In many invertebrates the circulation is an open system; when blood leaves the heart it flows into a large cavity (hemocoel) which bathes the tissues
The diagram shows the circulation in an annelid worm: the dorsal blood vessel is a peristaltic pump which brings blood forward
members.aol.com /BearFlag45/Biology1A/LectureNotes/lec25.html   (1322 words)

 Christopher T. Minson, Ph.D
Christopher Minson’s research is focused on two areas of neural control of the circulation in humans.
Specifically, he is investigating the neural and vascular interactions in the skin during environmental heat stress, with funding from the National Institutes of Health.
His teaching emphasis is in the areas of cardiovascular and environmental physiology.
darkwing.uoregon.edu /~ems/minsonc.htm   (368 words)

 Janicki - Auburn University - College of Veterinary Medicine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Current membership in professio nal societies include American Society of Physiology (Cardiac Mechanics Group and Fellow of Circulation Section), International Society for Heart Research, Biomedical Engineering Society, American Heart Association Basic Science and Circulation Councils, and the International Cardiovascular Systems Dynamics Society.
He has served on the editorial boards for the American Journal of Physiology and Circulation Research and on several NIH study sections.
Janicki JS Contribution of ventricular remodeling to pathogenesis of heart failure in rats.
www.vetmed.auburn.edu /index.pl/janicki?makePrintable=1   (535 words)

 Amazon.ca: Books: Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Unlike other books, which focus on a single aspect of cell metabolism or the cerebral circulation, this volume covers the entire field in a systematic and coherent way and synthesizes the diverse body of basic science and clinical literature.
The reader will gain a complete understanding of the anatomical, physiological, and pharmacological bases of the cerebral circulation, its regulation in health and disease, and the pathophysiological disturbances occurring in cerebrovascular disorders.
The value of the book is further enhanced by the authors' stimulating discussions of future directions for research and therapeutic intervention.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0781722594   (346 words)

 TTUHSC Physiology: Davies Laboratory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
IBR, "Body temperature and circulation in lower vertebrates", $6,000, 1991 - 1992.
Comparative Physiology of Respiration, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 1981.
Davies DG: Temperature and the distribution of regional blood flow in the turtle during normoxia and anoxia.
www.ttuhsc.edu /SOM/physiology/Davies/cv.htm   (2069 words)

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 C.    To understand the patterns and physiology of circulation and to identify the major blood vessels.
To describe and identify the major organs of the male and female  reproductive systems.
To understand the physiology of sexual response:  cycle of sexual response.
www.accd.edu /spc/natsci/Biology/BiolSyllabi/Biol2402.htm   (348 words)

 Heymans, Corneille on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
His contributions to the physiology of circulation include a study of the sensory mechanism through which arterial blood pressure is maintained under a reflex mechanism.
He discovered the importance of the carotid sinus in regulating the respiratory center; for this finding he received the 1938 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
He became professor at the Univ. of Ghent in 1930.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/H/Heymans.asp   (102 words)

 Cardiorespiratory Physiology Group
Current research involves studies on mammalian cardiovascular and respiratory physiology during stress associated with apnea, exercise, and temperature.
Human subjects are primarily used, but comparative studies on terrestrial mammals (pigs) have been performed.
Integrative, comparative, cardiovascular, circulation, respiration, physiology, apnea, breath-hold diving, exercise, training, temperature, extreme environments, environmental stress, environmental physiology, diving response, diving reflex, mammalian, human.
www.biol.lu.se /zoofysiol/Dyk   (104 words)

 Maricopa Community Colleges  EQS120   886-999 
Includes cell structure and anatomy and physiology of major systems with emphasis on skeletal, muscular, and digestive systems.
Identify the major components of the equine circulatory system and describe the physiology of circulation.
Identify and locate structures of the equine respiratory system and describe the physiology of respiration.
www.dist.maricopa.edu /cgi-bin/curric.pl?crs=eqs120&trm=20036   (226 words)

transports blood to all parts of the body in two 'circulations': pulmonary (lungs) and systemic (the rest of the body)
Blood returning from the systemic (body) circulation enters the right atrium (via the inferior and superior vena cavas).
The left ventricle then pumps blood to the rest of the body (systemic circulation) via the aorta.
people.eku.edu /ritchisong/301notes5.htm   (2224 words)

 AllRefer.com - circulatory system : Systemic Circulation (Anatomy And Physiology) - Encyclopedia
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In the systemic circulation, which serves the body except for the lungs, oxygenated blood from the lungs returns to the heart from two pairs of pulmonary veins, a pair from each lung.
It enters the left atrium, which contracts when filled, sending blood into the left ventricle (a large percentage of blood also enters the ventricle passively, without atrial contraction).
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/C/circulat-systemic-circulation.html   (375 words)

 Amazon.ca: Books: Mechanics of the Circulation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Subjects > Medicine > Basic Science > Physiology
Subjects > Professional & Technical > Medical > Basic Sciences > Physiology
Subjects > Science > Medicine > Basic Science > Physiology
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0898388708   (99 words)

 Experiments of the Physiology of Heart and Circulation of a Rabbit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Experiments of the Physiology of Heart and Circulation of a Rabbit
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The experiments on an intact rabbit thorax [illustrate] control mechanisms of heart and circulation function.
www.avar.org /alted/iwf_experiments_physiol.html   (75 words)

 Blood Vessel anat quizzes
ANATOMY and PHYSIOLOGY blood vessels and circulation labeling exercises - The Unity of Form and Function, 2nd E - Saladin, McGraw Hill
ANATOMY and PHYSIOLOGY, peripheral circulation labeling exercises, 5th E - Seeley/Stephens/Tate - McGraw Hill
HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY, circulation labeling exercise, 8th E - Vander/Sherman/Luciano - McGraw Hill
www.wpunj.edu /icip/sec/APanatcircuBVquizzes.htm   (100 words)

 Table of contents for Library of Congress control number 2003024624
Table of contents for Essentials of anatomy and physiology / Rod R. Seeley, Trent D. Stephens, Philip Tate.
Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.
Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding.
www.loc.gov /catdir/toc/ecip0411/2003024624.html   (83 words)

 Homeostasis And Humanbody - Surch
Anatomy and Physiology 1 Study the humanbody, how it is constructed and how it functions to maintain homeostasis.
Click on underlined subject area to access reference.
Department of Physiology, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia.
www.surch.co.uk /homeostasis+and+humanbody   (317 words)

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