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Does the inferior vena cava recive veins from gastrointersinal tract, spleen, pancrease, and galbaldder?
Where do gastrointerstinal tract, spleen, and pancreas drain into
hepatic portal system
What veins create the hepatic portal system?
superior messenteric and splenic
Where does the hepatic portal system recieve blood from?
Gastrointerstinal organs and spleen
Hepatic portal system deliver blood to..
Sinusoids of liver
Superior Messentric vein drains
Small intestine, portions of large intestine, stomach, and pancraes
Spenic vein drains
Stomach, pancras, large intestine
Inferior messentric vein drains
large intestine
Where do all the veins from the brain drain into?
Dural venous sinuses
What is the largest mass of lymphatic tissue in the body?
What passes through the hilum in the spleen?
Splenic artery and splenic vein
What's the structural portion of the spleen called?
What's the functional portion of the spleen called?
What tissues does the parenchyma consist of?
Red pulp and white pulp
What organisms does white pulp have?
lymphocytes and macrophages
What does red pulp have?
A lot of other things like splenic cord, contains macrophages, granulocytes
These are hormones that affect neighboring cells and thus not carried in bloodstream
These are chemicals/hormones that influence the behavior of individuals
These hormones bind to a receptor and form cAMP which activates other enzymes
Peptide Hormones
Lipids that enter a cell and effect gene activity thus affecting protein synthesis