Figure 1426

Pressures in the right ventricle and pulmonary artery during the cardiac cycle. This figure is done on the same scale as Figure 14-25 to facilitate comparison.

PART THREE Coordinated Body Functions

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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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