hemodynamics

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction he·mo·dy·nam·ics \ ˌhē-mō-dī-ˈna-miks , -də- \

Definition of hemodynamics

1 : a branch of physiology that deals with the circulation of the blood
2 : the forces or mechanisms involved in circulation

First Known Use of hemodynamics

circa 1857


Medical Dictionary

hemodynamics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction he·mo·dy·nam·ics
variants: or chiefly British haemodynamics play \-iks\

medical Definition of hemodynamics

1 : a branch of physiology that deals with the circulation of the blood
2 a : the forces or mechanisms involved in circulation (as of a particular body part)
  • renal hemodynamics
b : hemodynamic effect (as of a drug)

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