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In some cases, the blood vessels in the eyes themselves hemorrhage.
Your eyelids can get red as part of all that inflammation, and your actual eyes can take on a red hue if the blood vessels in your conjunctiva (the mucous membrane on the front of your eyes and the insides of your eyelids) widen due to irritation.
The tumors are most common in soft tissues such as muscles, tendons, cartilage, nerves, fat and blood vessels, or in bones.
Deeper peels penetrate the dermis, a deeper layer of the skin which contains sweat glands, nerve endings, hair follicles, sebaceous glands and blood vessels.
Certain nerves and blood vessels have to be intact, along with the urethra, the tube that carries urine out of the body.
The heart rate slows; blood vessels in the extremities tighten, diverting blood flow to vital organs.
High blood pressure damages blood vessels and can lead to organ damage such as kidney and heart failure, as well as heart attacks and stroke.
In pursuit of health and the human condition, initiatives include research into aging, hypoxia and cancer; blood vessel function; lessening chemotherapy’s side effects; and cardiovascular issues in older adults.
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BLOOD VESSEL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of blood vessel for English Language Learners
: a small tube that carries blood to different parts of a person or animal's body
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