Which age-related change is defined as the formation of a stationary blood clot?
Regarding the placental blood supply, blood that bypasses the liver capillaries reaches the inferior vena cava within the
The protruding bellies associated with malnourished children are due to edema in the abdominal cavity, which is particularly distensible. Explain the connection between malnourishment and such an edema.
Tom loves to soak in hot tubs and whirlpools. One day at a friend's house, he decides to raise the temperature in the hot tub as high as he could tolerate. After a few minutes in the very warm water, he feels faint, passes out, and nearly drowns. Luckily, his friend saves him. Explain what happened physiologically.