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An introduction to Homeostasis

Researched and Written by Jonjo Minns Submitted to biologyonline.com on February 25, 2009. Published in biologyonline.com... Read More

Pulse deficit

Definition noun A deficit in pulse when there is a difference in the apical pulse and the peripheral pulse determined by the... Read More

Circulation

Blood Blood is composed of a liquid, plasma, and blood cells such as erythrocytes (red blood cells,) leukocytes (white... Read More

Mareys law

Mareys law The pulse Rate varies inversely with the blood pressure; i.e., the pulse is slow when the pressure is high; an... Read More

Pulse

pulse (Science: cardiology, physiology) The impulse transmitted to arteries by contraction of the left ventricle of the... Read More

Parameter

parameter A variable whose measure is indicative of a quantity or function that cannot itself be precisely determined by... Read More

Absolute Refractory Period

An occurrence after a neuron has fired an impulse where the neurone cannot fire another pulse for a short time directly... Read More

Ultradian rhythm

Definition noun, plural: ultradian rhythms A biological rhythm that is repeated throughout a 24-hour circadian day and... Read More