MedSurg2 Exam 1

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  1. the movement of fluid through a cell or blood vessel membrane b/c of hydrostatic pressure differences on both sides of the membrane; occurs b.c of differences in watervolume pressing against the confining walls of the space
    Filtration
  2. is when water molecules in a confined space constantly press outward against the confining walls; "water-pushing" pressure
    hydrostatic pressure
  3. free movement of particles (colute) across a permeable membrane from an area of higher concentration to an area of lower concentration
    diffusion
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MedSurg2 Exam 1
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F&E, Acid Base Balances, Respiratory, Cardiac
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