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What is equal to the volume of blood in the pulmonary capillaries?
The volume of blood in the pulmonary capillaries is equal to the stroke volume of the right ventricle, ~80 mL
How many seconds does it take for a RBC to pass through the pulmonary circulation?
4-5 seconds
How many minutes does the entire blood volume pass through the pulmonary circulation, at rest?
Every 1-2 minutes
What is pulmonary circulation analogous to?
The pulmonary circulation is analogous to systemic circulation.
How much time does a RBC spend in the pulmonary capillaries?
A RBC spends ~0.75 seconds in the pulmonary capillaries.