Blood Pressure: A Vital Factor For a Healthy Life

Blood pressure (Bp) is the pressure exerted on the wall of the arteries by blood when the heart pumps it. It is measured in milimetres of mercury (mmHg). The beating of the heart includes contraction and relaxation, which develops blood pressure. The contraction of heart is called the systole while relaxation of heart is called … Read more

Blood: 5 liters of Vital fluid


Blood is a vital extracellular body fluid (fluid outside the cells). It is a fluid connective tissue and is also the softest tissue in the body. It is found in the body of vertebrates and some invertebrate also those which have developed circulatory system. Hence it is a fluid in the circulatory system that play … Read more

Why The Intrinsic Pathway Needed When The Extrinsic Pathway of Blood Clotting Exists

Why the extrinsic Pathway Needed when the extrinsic Pathway exists

In this article we will try to find out why the intrinsic pathway needed when the extrinsic pathway of blood clotting exists? To find the answer to this question, it is essential to understand the process of blood clotting and the approaches our body employs to accomplish it. Hence, with a brief explanation of the … Read more