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wa·ter·fall

(wah'tĕr-fawl),
Flow in vascular beds where lateral pressure tending to collapse vessels greatly exceeds venous pressure. Flow is independent of venous pressure and occurs only when arterial pressure exceeds lateral pressure; likened to the flow that forms a waterfall from a sluice or dam spillway, with arterial pressure being height of water behind the dam, lateral pressure being spillway height, and venous pressure being height of outflow stream below the dam.
Synonym(s): sluice

wa·ter·fall

(waw'tĕr-fawl)
A term used to describe flow in vascular beds where lateral pressure tending to collapse vessels greatly exceeds venous pressure. Flow is independent of venous pressure and occurs only when arterial pressure exceeds lateral pressure.
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ANIMAL LOVER: Spencer Campbell with Jan Sansom from Marion's Pet Shop who were looking after the dog, above, until she was taken to Water Fall Kennels in Guisborough Picture by IAN COOPER
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And as you lean toward the fountain, you understand what he means, for the dripping water falls and plays with such plangency across the glass that you could swear a music box is concealed somewhere.
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