arteriole

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Synonyms for arteriole

one of the small thin-walled arteries that end in capillaries

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11 These glomerular changes are possibly due to altered renal hemodynamics caused by CsA36 which decreased glomerular filtration rate by causing increased afferent arteriolar resistance due to vasoconstriction.
Vessel diameter summary was also measured using IVAN software (University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA) based on the calibre summary of the biggest 6 arterioles and venules separately and vessel summary represented by Central Retinal Arteriolar Equivalent (CRAE) and Central Retinal Venular Equivalent (CRVE) [23] as well as the ratio of the calibre of arterioles to venules (AVR).
Additionally, XOR-derived NO and ROS have proinflammatory activity because they regulate endothelial functions, by both increasing the permeability of vascular lining and modulating the arteriolar tone.
pulmonary emboli), (2) elevated left atrial pressure (mitral stenosis), (3) thickening of pulmonary arterial and arteriolar walls (scleroderma), (4) derangement and destruction of alveolar walls with damage to pulmonary capillaries in proximity (interstitial lung disease), (5) left-to right shunting increasing blood flow in the pulmonary circulation (congenital cardiac anomalies), and (6) pulmonary vasoconstriction caused by hypoxemia, hypercapnia, and acidemia (COPD).
Objective: To evaluate the role of vitamin E on the arteriolar hyalinisation in kidneys of diabetic mice.
However, autoinflammatory mediated injury within the arachnoid villi and the resultant decrease in cerebrospinal fluid absorption and/or thrombotic, vasculitic obliteration of cerebral arteriolar and venous systems are among the most probable mechanisms.
Fundus changes in retinitis pigmentosa include waxy pallor of optic disc (black arrow), arteriolar attenuation (white arrow head) and bony spicule pigmentation (white arrow) in the mid-peripheral fundus, which is predominantly populated by rods.
This imaging method is based on visualization of decreased arteriolar and capillary blood supply in the parenchyma in the form of a triangle due to edema and intravascular neutrophil accumulation together with peripheral arteriolar vascular contraction in the infected area of the kidney in the early phase of APN (4).
16) has shown that afferent arteriolar vascular resistance is increased and efferent arteriolar resistance is decreased in DOCA-salt hypertensive rats.
Inicialmente hay una disminucion del flujo arteriolar y el cese completo de este flujo puede ocasionar infartos hemorragicos.
7) While the blood-brain barrier protects the brain from high systemic cholesterol levels, without an optimal transport system of high-density lipids (HDL) to remove excess low-density lipids (LDL) from the body, the gradual deposition of fat in tissue results in arteriolar narrowing, risking chronic cerebral oxygen deprivation.
High doses of pituitrin therapy for haemoptysis may result in cerebral arteriolar and capillary contraction.
1]-receptor increases renal arteriolar constriction to reduce RBF and GFR in ureteral obstruction.