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Laws of Physiology

Irene Gold Laws of physiology

LawName of Law
Anterior roots are motor, Posterior spinal roots are sensory Bell Magende
at constant temperature, gas volume is inversely proportional to pressure Boyle's Law
at constant pressure, gas volume is proportional to absolute temperature Charles' Law
minimum interval of time necessary to electrically stimulate a muscle or nerve fiber using twice the minimum current to elicit threshold response Chronaxie
membrane potential on the inside of a membrane when 2 univalent positive ions, Na+ and K+ and one univalent negative ion, chloride, are involved Goldman
gas solubility in a liquid is proportional to gas pressure Henri's Law
limits respiratory excursion via Vagus nerve Hering Breuer
The tension in an artery will be proportional to the radius of the vessel La Place's Law for ARTERIES
The ventricular pressure depends on muscular tension, size, and shape of the heart La Place's Law for the HEART
Potential level across a membrane exactly opposes net diffusion of particles through the membrane Nernst
minimum electrical current of infinite duration to elicit a threshold response Rheobase
cardiac output is equal to venous return Frank-Starling's Law
Peripheral resistance is directly proportional to the viscosity of blood and to the length of the vessel and inversely proportional to the radius of the vessel to the 4th power Poiseuille's law
Created by: polystachya