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I think there are several things that keep Bernoulli's principle from being straightforwardly applied. First, Bernoulli's principle would help us calculate the pressure exerted by the blood on the walls of the vessels, but that's not what blood pressure measures. Blood pressure measures the amount of force that has to be applied to stop the blood from ...


During embryogenesis at the level of an atrioventricular canal there is so called endocardial "cushion" tissue. This tissue bulges to the left side more than it does to the right and contribute to the fusion of the valvular ring to a one leaflet, while from the remaining part of the ring develops the second leaflet: AVEC = atrioventricular endocardial ...

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