Philip Newton (pne) wrote,
Philip Newton
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When the newborn takes its first breath, pulmonary vascular resistance falls due to physical opening of the pulmonary capillaries and atenuation of intrauterine hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction.

—from the Wikipedia article on the ductus arteriosus

My first reaction was something along the lines of "I was with you until the first comma."

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