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*  Vascular smooth muscle
... contracts or relaxes to change both the volume of blood vessels and the local blood pressure, a ... Excessive vasoconstriction leads to high blood pressure, while excessive vasodilation as in shock leads to low blood pressure. ... and composing the majority of the wall of blood vessels. Vascular smooth muscle refers to the particular type of smooth muscle ... Thus the main function of vascular smooth muscle tone is to regulate the caliber of the blood vessels in the body. ...
*  Distributing artery
In constricted vessels the elastic lamina of distributing arteries appears thick and kinky. The elastic lamina is best ... A distributing artery (or muscular artery) is a medium-sized artery that draws blood from an elastic artery and branch into " ... "resistance vessels" including small arteries and arterioles. In contrast to the mechanism elastic arteries use to store energy ...
*  Vascular endothelial growth factor A
Normally, if blood flow to the heart is compromised, over time, new blood vessels will develop, providing alternative ... VEGF-A mediates the growth of new blood vessels from pre-existing vessels (angiogenesis) by binding to the cell surface ... The vector is then injected either into muscle cells of the heart or the blood vessels supplying the heart. The natural ... VEGFA is essential for adults during organ remodeling and diseases that involve blood vessels, for example, in wound healing, ...
*  Lymph hearts
Lymph also contains a small amount of metabolic waste and a much smaller amount of protein than that of blood. Lymph vessels ... Thus the lymph emerging out of blood ultimately merges into the blood. It returns the proteins back to blood. These hearts vary ... In toads and frogs, this volume can amount to about 1/50 the output of blood from the heart. In amphibians, lymph hearts lie at ... The lymphatic system of a frog consists of lymph, lymph vessels, lymph heart, lymph spaces and spleen. Some mast cells can also ...
*  Allantois
In most marsupials, the allantois is avascular, having no blood vessels, but still serves the purpose of storing nitrogenous ( ... The allantois is vestigial and may regress, yet the homologous blood vessels persist as the umbilical arteries and veins ... and is webbed with blood vessels. The function of the allantois is to collect liquid waste from the embryo, as well as to ...
*  Blood vessel
Vasculitis is inflammation of the vessel wall, due to autoimmune disease or infection. "Blood Vessels - Heart and Blood Vessel ... Resistance is an accumulation of three different factors: blood viscosity, blood vessel length, and vessel radius. Blood ... Blood vessels are part of the circulatory system, together with the heart and the blood. There are various kinds of blood ... Blood vessels also circulate blood throughout the circulatory system Oxygen (bound to hemoglobin in red blood cells) is the ...
*  Sinusoid (blood vessel)
A sinusoid is a small blood vessel that is a type of capillary similar to a fenestrated endothelium. Sinusoids are actually ... Liver sinusoids, which help hepatocytes transport a small number of molecules to and from the blood stream.. ... level of permeability is such as to allow small and medium-sized proteins such as albumin to readily enter and leave the blood ...
*  Intussusception (blood vessel growth)
By intussusception a new blood vessel is created by splitting of an existing blood vessel in two. Intussusception was first ... Intussusception also known as splitting angiogenesis, is a type of angiogenesis, the process whereby a new blood vessel is ... In this type of vessel formation, the capillary wall extends into the lumen to split a single vessel in two. There are four ... Third, a core is formed between the two new vessels at the zone of contact that is filled with pericytes and myofibroblasts. ...
*  Blood vessel epicardial substance
... (BVES) also known as popeye domain-containing protein 1 (POPDC1) is a protein that in humans ... Reese DE, Zavaljevski M, Streiff NL, Bader D (May 1999). "bves: A novel gene expressed during coronary blood vessel development ...
*  Fenoldopam
Blood Vessels. 26 (2): 119-27. PMID 2474340. Epstein, Murray MD, "Diagnosis and Management of Hypertensive Emergencies," ... Fenoldopam causes arterial/arteriolar vasodilation leading to a decrease in blood pressure by activating peripheral D1 ...
*  1661 in science
Blood Vessels. Cambridge University Press. p. 14. ISBN 0-521-20753-3. Weinreb, Ben; Hibbert, Cristopher (1995). The London ...
*  Serafim Guimarães
... and the ensuing blood vessel relaxation) but not the effect of noradrenaline at α-adrenoceptors (and the ensuing blood vessel ... Guimarães has summarized the knowledge on blood vessels, their nerves and their response to catecholamines in 1983, with Walter ... doi:10.1111/j.1476-5381.1990.tb12719.x. Walter Osswald, Serafim Guimarães (1983). "Adrenergic mechanisms in blood vessels: ... S. Guimarães (1982). "Two adrenergic biophases in blood vessels". Trends in Pharmacological Sciences. 3 (1): 159-161. doi: ...
*  Amiflamine
Fowler CJ, Magnusson O, Ross SB (1984). "Intra- and extraneuronal monoamine oxidase". Blood Vessels. 21 (3): 126-31. doi: ...
*  Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy
Blood Vessels. 25 (3): 122-43. doi:10.1159/000158727. PMID 3359052. Verghese, A (May 1968). "Some observations on the ... but was more prone to damaging delicate nerves and blood vessels. Because of these difficulties, and because of disabling ... altered/erratic blood pressure and circulation, defective fight or flight response system, loss of adrenaline, eczema and other ...
*  Cyclic nucleotide
Blood Vessels. 28 (1-3): 129-37. PMID 1848122. Nucleotides, Cyclic at the US National Library of Medicine Medical Subject ... They also work in the liver to coordinate various enzymes that control blood glucose and other nutrients. In bacteria, cyclic ...
*  Loose connective tissue
It surrounds blood vessels and nerves and penetrates with them even into the small spaces of muscles, tendons, and other ... It also surrounds the blood vessels and nerves. Cells called fibroblasts are widely dispersed in this tissue; they are ... Nearly every epithelium rests on a layer of areolar tissue, whose blood vessels provide the epithelium with nutrition, waste ... It exhibits interlacing, loosely organized fibers,[citation needed] abundant blood vessels, and significant empty space filled ...
*  Vascular access
... of the innermost layer of the blood vessels or reduced ability of the vessels to dilate. Either abnormality can limit the ... There is ongoing research to make bio-engineered blood vessels, which may be of immense importance in creating AV fistulas for ... Fistula First Initiative Seppa, Nathan (2 February 2011). "Bioengineering Better Blood Vessels". Science News. Retrieved 4 ... The orientation of the needles takes the normal flow of the blood into account. The "arterial" needle draws blood from the " ...
*  Largest body part
"Intro to Blood Vessels". Boston Scientific. Retrieved 27 January 2013. "Re: What is the largest vein?". MadSci Network. ...
*  Joint replacement
Damage to blood vessels. Infection, either Superficial or Deep Dislocation Dislocation Persistent pain; Loss of range of motion ... Cross match of blood is routine also, as a high percentage of patients receive a blood transfusion. Pre-operative planning ... In elderly patients this usually would include ECG, urine tests, hematology and blood tests. ...
*  Vascular permeability
... in and out of the vessel. Blood vessel walls are lined by a single layer of endothelial cells. The gaps between endothelial ... 2005). Disrupting tumour blood vessels. Nat Rev Cancer 5:423- 435 Page, RC; Schroeder, HE. "Pathogenesis of Inflammatory ... characterizes the capacity of a blood vessel wall to allow for the flow of small molecules (drugs, nutrients, water, ions) or ... J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 3, 1-7 (1983). Reyes-Aldasoro, C. C. et al. Estimation of apparent tumor vascular permeability from ...
*  Surgical anastomosis
Blood vessels: Arteries and veins. Most vascular procedures, including all vascular bypass operations (e.g. coronary artery ... such as blood vessels or bowel. For example, an arterial anastomosis is used in vascular bypass and a colonic anastomosis is ...
*  Progeroid syndromes
... calcium deposits in blood vessels); atherosclerosis (blockage of blood vessels); type 2 diabetes; loss of bone mass; ... Most also develop photosensitivity, which causes the blood vessels to be dilated and leads to reddening of the skin, usually ... TTD also affects the mother of the affected child during pregnancy, when she may experience pregnancy-induced high blood ...
*  Anatomography
Heart and its blood vessels. Skull and eyeballs. Brain and frontal lobe. 3D printing of BodyParts3D foot bone data. Painting ...
*  Aortic arch
This allows blood from the right ventricle to mostly bypass the pulmonary vessels as they develop. The final section of the ... "The Cardiovascular System (Blood Vessels)". www2.highlands.edu. Retrieved 2017-04-22. [email protected] "Printed ... Blood flows from the upper curvature to the upper regions of the body, located above the heart - namely the arms, neck, and ... This is so-called because it is a narrowing (isthmus) of the aorta as a result of decreased blood flow when in foetal life. As ...
*  Pattern hair loss
Minoxidil dilates small blood vessels; it is not clear how this causes hair to grow. Other treatments include tretinoin ...
*  Prostaglandin-endoperoxide synthase 2
... particularly prostacyclin which is found in blood vessel lining. Prostacyclin relaxes or unsticks platelets, so selective COX-2 ...
*  Liver tumor
They start in blood vessels. Most of these tumors do not cause symptoms and do not need treatment. Some may bleed and need to ... Tumor markers, chemicals sometimes found in the blood of people with cancer, can be helpful in diagnosing and monitoring the ... High levels of alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) in the blood can be found in many cases of HCC and intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. ...