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USIDMS LE arterial Doppler

What is termed the tendency of a body at rest to stay at rest or a body in motion to stay in motion? inertia
What is the property of a fluid that resists the force tending to cause fluid to flow? viscosity
Velocity refers to the rate of ________ with respect to _______. movement, time
Blood velocity ______ as blood travels from the aorta, through the arteries, then the arterioles, and finally throught the capillaries. decreases
A ___ resistance flow profile characteristically has antegrade flow throughout the cardiac cycle. low
_____ plaque has a smooth surface and is composed of smooth muscle and fibrous tissu and lacks calcification. Fibrous
The _____ of a stenosis is more important than its length. radius
During exercising leg, resistance _____, flow _____, and a stenosis may become critical or flow limiting. drops, increases
The hemodynamics of the arterial system includes relationships between pressure, resistance, and _____. flow
What is termed the flow of a liquid in which it travels smoothly in parallel layers? laminar flow
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