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Linear Blood Vessel Network Examples in Animals or Plants

  1. Feb 7, 2012 #1
    The pattern could be at an arterial, arteriole or capillary level.

    There are plenty of examples of branched patterns in organisms.
    (C) Baccar et al, Difficulté du diagnostic étiologique d’un poumon clair unilatéral, La tunisie Medicale - 2011 ; Vol 89 ( n°06 ) : 578-579

    But are there any examples of a linear network, e.g. vessels running in parallel, at least at the macro level?
    http://5img.com/img29/5206/56linearbiological.jpg [Broken]
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  3. Feb 18, 2012 #2
    I found something kind of close to what your second diagroom looks like. The vessels they are fairly close to parallel. But I don't know exactly if this what you wanted, or if i misunderstood you.

    never the less here's the pic:


    is this something close to what your saying? I resized the pic, but it was the only one I found that had a similar blood vessel structure to your second diagram, but only at the arms and legs, and not at the organs. sorry.
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