effective

(redirected from Effective circulating volume)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Related to Effective circulating volume: aldosterone, renin

effective

Physics (of an alternating quantity) having a value that is the square root of the mean of the squares of the magnitude measured at each instant over a defined period of time, usually one cycle
References in periodicals archive ?
In surveys of hospitalized patients with hyponatremia, the stimulus for vasopressin secretion is low effective circulating volume via the baroreceptor in about two-thirds of patients.
The first is diuretic use, which can cause baroreceptor-mediated vasopressin release through reduced effective circulating volume with a high urine sodium concentration.
Dehydrated athletes have a decrease in effective circulating volume and diminished renal perfusion, requiring the renal system to rely on the vasodilatory effects of prostaglandins produced primarily by COX-2.

Full browser ?