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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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The muscarinic receptors responsible for relaxation are located on the endothelial cells and their stimulation leads to the release of the endothelium-derived relaxing factors (Moncada et al.
Endothelium-derived relaxing factor in pulmonary and renal circulations during hypoxia.
Flow-induced release of endothelium-derived relaxing factor.
Vascular endothelium regulates the underlying smooth muscle layer and vascular tone by release of endothelium-derived relaxing factors such as nitric oxide (NO), prostaglandins, and endothelium-derived hyperpolarizing factor (EDHF) as well as vasoconstricting factors such as endothelin, superoxide (O2-), and thromboxane (25, 28-32).
His pioneering work on the nature and characterization of endothelium-derived relaxing factors (nitric oxide) and contracting factors (endothelin) contributed substantially to our present knowledge about endothelial control of vascular function in health and disease, including angiogenesis.
These effects are counterbalanced by the pulmonary vascular endothelium's ability to release endothelium-derived relaxing factors (56), which includes nitric oxide (NO) (57,58) and prostacyclin (59).
Contribution of endothelium-derived relaxing factors on the vasorelaxant effect of PA
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