PART THREE Coordinated Body Functions
Vander et al.: Human Physiology: The Mechanism of Body Function, Eighth Edition
PART THREE Coordinated Body Functions than the left. Despite its lower pressure during contraction, however, the right ventricle ejects the same amount of blood as the left over a given period of time. In other words, the stroke volumes of the two ventricles are identical.
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