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Synonyms for arteriole

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

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There are a number of sensitive histologic markers, such as afferent arteriolar hyalinosis; but they are generally very nonspecific; and invasive biopsy should be avoided as much as possible.
In addition, this results in delivery of a lower concentration of any arteriolar irritant.
However, it is known that hypo-oestrogenism at the time of the menopause leads to intermittent cutaneous arteriolar vasodilatation.
That is to say, lack of renal sympathetic tone by denervation did not produce a remarkable renal arteriolar vasodilatation.
The pathologic findings were those of diffuse alveolar damage; additionally, some patients had hemophagocytosis and capillary and arteriolar thrombosis as well as enlargement of alveolar cells.
The occurrence of leucoencephalopathy, lacunar lesions, micro- and macrohaemorrhages, porencephaly, cataract, infantile-onset hemiparesis and retinal arteriolar tortuosity in the presence of a positive family history has been recently related to mutation of the Col IV A1 gene.
TSA may reduce the pathophysiological surgical stress response and the consequent release of intrarenal angiotensin II and subsequent afferent arteriolar constriction.
The reduced RBF is secondary to intravascular granulocyte aggregation leading to arteriolar or capillary occlusion.
Nitroglycerine is a venous (primary) and arteriolar dilator that results in increased cardiac output and reduced left ventricular filling pressure.
Microvascular blood flow: Evidence indicating a cubic dependence on arteriolar diameter.
In addition, the shunts promote an increase in portal venous inflow secondary to splanchnic arteriolar vasodilatation.
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).
Superoxide generation and reversal of acetylcholine-induced cerebral arteriolar dilation after acute hypertension.
21) These observations of vascular abnormalities leading to arterial or arteriolar thrombosis in both TTP and SLE predict an overlap of the clinical features.