Principles of Human Physiology Study Set 1
Quiz 15 :
The Cardiovascular System
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Some athletes, in order to gain an advantage over their competitors, participate in blood doping. This process increases the number of red blood cells in their cardiovascular systems and in turn delivers more oxygen to their metabolically active tissues. Which statement best describes how athletes' blood dope and the dangers associated with blood doping?
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The formation of platelet plugs and blood clots is an important hemostatic (defined by the elimination of bleeding)function of the blood. However, there are mechanisms within vessel walls that inhibit clot formation and dissolve those clots that have formed. Describe the mechanisms that inhibit clot formation and dissolve clots, including the relevant compounds.