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hemodynamics

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noun plural but singular or plural in construction he·mo·dy·nam·ics \-miks\

Definition of hemodynamics

  1. 1 :  a branch of physiology that deals with the circulation of the blood

  2. 2 :  the forces or mechanisms involved in circulation



Circa 1857

First Known Use of hemodynamics

circa 1857


Medical Dictionary

hemodynamics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction he·mo·dy·nam·ics

Medical Definition of hemodynamics

  1. 1:  a branch of physiology that deals with the circulation of the blood

  2. 2a:  the forces or mechanisms involved in circulation (as of a particular body part) <renal hemodynamics>b:  hemodynamic effect (as of a drug)



Variants of hemodynamics

or chiefly British hae·mo·dy·nam·ics \-iks\play

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