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Synonyms for factor

Synonyms for factor

one of the individual entities contributing to a whole

one of the conditions or facts attending an event and having some bearing on it

Synonyms for factor

one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer

any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together

an independent variable in statistics

be a contributing factor

consider as relevant when making a decision

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17) The increased responsiveness to Phe may be related to decreased endothelium-derived relaxing factors such as NO (18) or increased contracting factors such as endoperoxides, (19) thromboxane [A.
nitric oxide release accounts for the biological activity of endothelium-derived relaxing factor.
3] is the key endothelium-derived relaxing factor and plays a pivotal role in the maintenance of vascular tone and reactivity (4).
Nitric oxide deficiency: Endothelial dysfunction is associated with decreased production, release, and availability of NO, also known as endothelium-derived relaxing factor (EDRF).
Role of endothelium-derived relaxing factor during transition of pulmonary circulation at birth.
The essential role of NO, as the elusive endothelium-derived relaxing factor (EDRF), was the topic of research that won the 1998 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (15-17).
The randomised, double-blind, crossover study analysed by brachial artery flow-mediated dilatation (FMD), a measure of endothelial dysfunction since a low value is indicative of a blood vessel's inability to relax, and nitrate-mediated dilation (NMD), which relates to nitric oxide, a potent endothelium-derived relaxing factor.
Nitrate is the measurable end point in serum used to assess levels of endothelium-derived relaxing factor (EDRF), which in turn relates to nitric oxide levels.
By then, it was well established that NO is an endothelium-derived relaxing factor.
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