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microvasculature

 [mi″kro-vas´ku-lah-chur″]
the finer vessels of the body, such as the arterioles, capillaries, and venules. adj., adj microvas´cular.

microvasculature

/mi·cro·vas·cu·la·ture/ (-vas´kūl-ah-cher) the finer vessels of the body, as the arterioles, capillaries, and venules.microvas´cular

microvasculature

(mī′krō-văs′kyə-lə-cho͝or′, -chər)
n.
The portion of the circulatory system composed of the smallest vessels, such as the capillaries, arterioles, and venules.

mi′cro·vas′cu·lar (-kyə-lər) adj.

microvasculature

The system of minute terminal vessels, such as capillaries, arterioles and venules.

microvasculature

the finer vessels of the body, such as the arterioles, capillaries and venules.
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Current methods for printing human tissue have hit a roadblock: the challenge of creating tiny blood vessels known as microvasculature.
Lead author Robyn Tapp of the University of Melbourne, Australia, and Leeds Beckett University in Leeds, UK, together with Dr Antti Viljanen (Turku University, Finland) and colleagues from Finland, Singapore, Hong Kong and London studied the effects of weight loss on the retinal microvasculature of obese participants following bariatric (obesity) surgery.
AGE deposition in endothelial cells and smooth muscle cells of the microvasculature reduces NO availability to cardiomyocytes.
However, the increase in the total number of fibroblastic cells with immature forms prevailing, and adequate state of microvasculature suggest an irreversible atrophic process in childhood.
Granulomatous inflammation was also seen in a significant minority of the microvasculature, with histiocytes and giants cells (Figure 6).
Detailed assessment of microvasculature markers in non-small cell lung cancer reveals potentially clinically relevant characteristics.
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Methods that allow for the early identification of alterations in the microvasculature, and to put therapies into effect for its maintenance and recuperation, are important.
14) Long term effect of SM on vessels may predispose them to occlusion, particularly in microvasculature system such as the retina.
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