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Vascular resistance

vascular resistance

An expression of the resistance offered by the systemic arterioles, and to a lesser extent by the capillaries, to the flow of blood.

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... blood flow of the body by altering cardiac output, changing systemic vascular resistance or adjusting blood volume. Macula Densa The macula densa is the crowded, columnar ...

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Sat Jul 09, 2005 8:46 am
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by Einstein2
Mon May 02, 2005 5:27 pm
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Topic: Blood Pressure
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