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microcirculation

 [mi″kro-ser″ku-la´shun]
the flow of blood through the microvasculature. adj., adj microcir´culatory.

mi·cro·cir·cu·la·tion

(mī'krō-sĭr'kyū-lā'shŭn),
Passage of blood in the smallest vessels, namely arterioles, capillaries, and venules.

microcirculation

(mī′krō-sûr-kyə-lā′shən)
n.
The flow of blood or lymph through the smallest vessels of the body, as the venules, capillaries, and arterioles.

mi′cro·cir′cu·la·to′ry (-lə-tôr′ē) adj.

microcirculation

The circulation of blood at the terminal arterioles, capillaries and small venules.

microcirculation

The circulation of blood at the terminal arterioles, capillaries, small venules

mi·cro·cir·cu·la·tion

(mī'krō-sĭr-kyū-lā'shŭn)
Passage of blood in the smallest vessels, namely arterioles, capillaries, and venules.

Microcirculation

The passage of blood in the smallest blood vessels of the body, such as the capillaries in the hand and fingers.
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mi·cro·cir·cu·la·tion

(mī'krō-sĭ­r-kyū-lā'shŭn)
Passage of blood in the smallest vessels, namely arterioles, capillaries, and venules.
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The degree to which vasopressors are helpful or harmful to cerebral microcirculatory support and the dysynchrony between cerebral and peripheral microcirculatory impact requires further study.
Coronary heart disease in smokers: vitamin C restores coronary microcirculatory function.
Our results suggest PI, AUC and HA-HVTT can be used to accurately and quantitatively assess blood flow velocity and volume, and the time of hepatic microvascular perfusion, and thus effectively evaluate the hepatic microcirculatory dysfunction of I/R injury.
A hallmark of sepsis is an early onset of microcirculatory dysfunction.
Microcirculatory studies showed normal capillary density before (74/[mm.sup.2], reference value: 40.4-85.6/[mm.sup.2]) and after (109 [mm.sup.2], reference value: 69.5-117.1/[mm.sup.2]) venous congestion [11].
Dysfunction of the endothelium of microcirculatory vessels, most often, is the basis in the pathogenesis of reducing microcirculatory blood flow in the bones [2], which, in turn, leads to a disturbance of osteogenesis, thereby causing osteoporotic changes in bone tissue [3].
Smoking tobacco, microcirculatory changes and the role of nicotine.
Heparin administration has been suggested to have a positive influence on lung, liver, kidney, colon, and stomach microcirculatory disturbances accompanying experimental caerulin-induced acute pancreatitis [22].
More recently, possible roles of catecholamine and histamine-mediated cellular ischemia and microcirculatory dysfunction have also been proposed [15,16].
Improved microcirculation solves a myriad of problems, especially for people over 40 years old because over 80% of this population has a deficient or compromised microcirculatory system that leads to various pain-related complications.
In the treatment group, at four weeks, microcirculatory and clinical evaluations indicated a decrease in skin flux (P<0.05) at the surface of the foot, a finding diagnostic of an improvement in microangiopathy, the flux being generally increased in patients affected by diabetic microangiopathy.