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What are the functions of the cardiovascular system?
Transport: nutrients, wastes, regulatory substances, HEAT
How big are are cells?
10um
How far can cells be from the cardiovasculature?
100um
What organs interact with the circulating blood?
Lungs
GI Tract
Kidneys
SKin
With what other systems does the circulatory system interact with to maintain homeostasis?
Respiratory
Renal
GI
Endcrine
How much water is there in the body?
42 Liters
How much water is found in cells (i.e intracellularly)?
28 Liters
How much water is found Intrastitally?
11 liters
How much water is circulating in the plasma?
~3 Liters
What method does the cardiovascular system utilize to transport over Long distances?
Convenctions e.g. 1 meter in 30 seconds
What method does the cardiovascular system utilize to transport over Short distances?
Diffusion e.g. 10um 10 seconds
Where is diffusion the fastest?
Pulmonary circulation 0.5 um/sec
Does the Blood and the interstital space reach a point where there contents are similar?
Yes, distal capillary beds
How many beats does the heart normally beat per minute and per day?
70/min and 100K/day
How many liters does the heart pump per minute and per day?
Minute: 5 Liters
Day: 1,900 gallons