Tuesday, May 25, 2010

What does Laplaces Law relate?

Laplace's Law relates pressure, radius of the vessel, and tension on the vessel wall.
filtration and reabsorption in the capillaries
"The larger the vessel radius, the larger the wall tension required to withstand a given internal fluid pressure."
This is Laplace`s law. It relates to pressure of fluids in a cavity or tube

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