Effect of convective flow on the oxygen tension profile in the cornea
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The effect of convective flow on the distribution of a diffusing substance that is being consumed is analyzed. For the mammalian cornea, one of the few tissues where convection, diffusion and consumption simultaneously exist, the effect of convection on the distribution of oxygen is shown to be small.
KeywordsAqueous Humor Convective Flow Biophysics Volume Diffusive Velocity Oxygen Distribution
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