Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: fluidity

  • Blood is NOT the essence of life?

    Mair Zamir London, Ontario, Canada   Figure 1. Vasculature of the human heart in an anterior view (right) and posterior view (left). This massive vascular network brings blood to within reach of every cell within the heart tissue. It is the most densely packed vascular network within the body because of the very high metabolic…