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What is the pressure gradient (the drop of pressure per length unit) in a blood vessel with a volume flow rate of ΔV/Δt = 54 cm3/s and an inner diameter of 7 mm. Hint: the viscosity coefficient of blood in the specific case we study is ηblood= 2.7 x 10-3 Ns/m2

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2476 Pa /m

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