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    Hey,

    can ayone answer this quick question?

    - What happens to the pulse pressure between the aorta and the capillaries?

    It doesn't mention anything in my textbook and for once google isnt working

    plus rep for anyone who helps
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    bump- i know its a tad early but im desperate
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    The pulse pressure decreases between the aorta and the capillaries due the lumen of the veins being larger tha the artery.
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    yes it deceases because the cappilaries cannot withstand so much pressure as they are prone to burst?? correct me if im wrong please

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