Medical Dictionary

vascular resistance


Medical Definition of VASCULAR RESISTANCE

:  resistance to blood flow through blood vessels and especially arterioles <internal vessel diameter is inversely proportional to pulmonary and systemic vascular resistance>—see peripheral vascular resistance
April 28, 2015
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