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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.
    VOL_89_N06-art19-figure1.jpg
    (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:

    vdo9s3.jpg


    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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