microvasculature


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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

(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.
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[USA], Nov 3 ( ANI ): According to a new research, people with Alzheimer's disease who were treated with diabetes drugs showed considerably fewer markers of the disease including abnormal microvasculature and deregulated gene expressions in their brains, compared to patients who were treated using other kinds of drugs.
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The toxins are also able to translocate across the gastrointestinal endothelia and enter the systemic circulation, causing a host of pathological thrombotic and immunomodulatory effects on both the renal glomerulus and systemic microvasculature.
The positive findings mean that "retinal microvasculature may serve as a biomarker for cerebrovascular health.
(4,5) It can quickly and non-invasively provide three-dimensional images of the retinal microvasculature.
(23) with alloxan-induced diabetic rabbits resulted in a significant increase in [ET.sub.B] after 6 months of diabetes and a non-significant increase of [ET.sub.A] diffused by the corpora cavernosa in the microvasculature located at the edge of the cavernosum corpus and tunica albuginea.
Optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) is a novel noninvasive technology that provides fast, depth-resolved visualization of the retinal and choroidal microvasculature [3-6].
Simultaneously, as more blood reaches the pulmonary circulation following the increase in the venous return, the increasing hydrostatic forces in the pulmonary microvasculature favor the transudation of fluid from the vascular bed to the interstitium [1, 5, 6].
Some distinct changes in the retinal microvasculature are recognized as the preindicator of subsequent vascular incidents like ischemic stroke or acute stroke [10].