Asked in Capillaries
Why does capillaries form dense networks in tissues with a high metabolic rate?
June 05, 2014 11:09AM
A high metabolic rate means that the cells in the tissue will require a high rate of gas exchange as the cells will be producing a high amount of CO2 during energy production. The dense network of capillaries ensure that the cells are adequately provided with oxygen.
April 06, 2011 10:38PM
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