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arteriole

[är′tir·ē‚ōl]
(anatomy)
An artery of small diameter that terminates in capillaries.
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Then, the arterioles and the venules between the superior and the inferior vessel arches were analyzed.
The modified method had a high concordance correlation coefficient (0.95 for arterioles and 0.99 for venules).
The injection of latex was conducted progressively with hand pressure, using 60 ml syringes, until the coloration of the little arterioles in the conjunctiva was visible.
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As the measurements were dependent upon the number of vessels selected, Knudtson and colleagues (13) developed a revised formula based on the six largest arterioles and venules passing through the measurement zone (see Figure 2).
However, puerarin treatment for 14 days was associated with a significant increase in internal diameter of arterioles in SHRs.
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Focusing on one of those proteins, olfactory receptor 78 (Olfr78), her team specifically located it in the major branches of the kidney's artery and in the smaller arterioles that lead into the kidney's filtering structures.
DEP reduced platelet numbers and aggravated in vivo thrombosis in pial arterioles. In vitro, addition of DEP (0.1-1 [micro]g*mL(-1)) to untreated blood-induced platelet aggregation.