vascular resistance

noun

: 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

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“Vascular resistance.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/vascular%20resistance. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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