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ar·te·ri·o·lar

(ar-ter'ē-ō'lăr),
Of or pertaining to an arteriole or the arterioles collectively.

ar·te·ri·o·lar

(ahr-tēr'ē-ō'lăr)
Of or pertaining to an arteriole or the arterioles collectively.

arteriole

(ar-ter'e-ol?) [ arteriola]
A minute artery, esp. one that, at its distal end, leads into a capillary. See: arteriola
arteriolar (-ter?e-o'lar), adjective

arteriolar

emanating from or pertaining to arteriole.
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Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker ("CCB") having a hypotensive action by blocking inward calcium ion channels mainly in vascular smooth-muscle cells, resulting in peripheral arteriolar vasodilation.
Total peripheral vascular resistance increase is caused by arteriolar vasoconstriction and arteriosclerosis.
Hyperventilation reduces the partial pressure of carbon dioxide, which causes cerebral arteriolar constriction and, therefore, decreased cerebral blood volume, and so ICP.
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Perclot is a hemostat composed of absorbable polysaccharide granules and is intended for use in surgical procedures as an adjunctive hemostatic device when control of capillary, venular, and arteriolar bleeding by pressure, ligature, and other conventional means is ineffective or impractical.
If endothelial-dependent vasodilatation is compromised, arteriolar vasoconstriction with peripheral resistance occurs.
Hyalinosis, where present, involved arteriolar intima and was separately described.
A condition, such as MS, that leads to endothelial dysfunction is likely to have a manifestation in the ocular fundus, such as generalized retinal arteriolar narrowing, arteriovenous nicking and retinal hemorrhages, microaneurysms and cotton wool spots.
During normal pregnancy, plasma volume expands as a result of arteriolar vasodilatation, and arterial blood pressure falls (Duvekot et al.
In relation to the cardiovascular system, morphine has little effect on blood pressure or heart rate in the doses normally used for analgesia and anaesthesia, but at higher doses histamine released by morphine may sometimes play a role in arteriolar and venous dilatation, decreased peripheral resistance and, in some situations, hypotension (51).