Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The study of the forces involved in the circulation of blood.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The circulation and movement of blood in the body, and the forces involved therein.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A more correct form of hemadynamics (which see).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the branch of physiology that studies the circulation of the blood and the forces involved

Etymologies

hemo- +‎ dynamics (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "Divergent effects of laughter and mental stress on arterial stiffness and central hemodynamics."

    Leo Galland, M.D.: Surviving The Super Bowl

  • He conducted a research program on hemodynamics and was an elected member of the European Committee for Research on Medical Sciences.

    Next Week's Guest: Sali Berisha

  • Cerebral hemodynamics in preterm infants during positional intervention measured with diffuse correlation spectroscopy and transcranial Doppler ultrasound.

    Recent Neonatal Research Publications

  • The reported benefits to the exercise community purveyed by compression gear marketers include increased mechanical support for working muscles, faster removal of cellular debris after exercise induced muscle damage, and improved physiologic exercise parameters secondary to alterations in hemodynamics.

    VeloNews Training Center: The benefits of compression clothing for cycling

  • For instance, cardiovascular physiologists switched from rats to mice as models, downscaling their instruments and techniques in order to study the genetic regulation of hemodynamics.

    The 2007 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine - Advanced Information

  • Overuse was thought to limit performance gains due to poor hemodynamics -- thicker blood flows more poorly.

    Shayana Kadidal: Cycling's Latest Scandal

  • Would it have been better to float a swan to monitor their hemodynamics, with all its potential complications?

    An Inexact Science

  • It sounds like, if the person is awake, they'll do a neurological exam, make sure there's been no significant exposure, check their, what we call, hemodynamics, their blood pressure and their heart rate.

    CNN Transcript Jan 4, 2006

  • Also along for the ride is Emil, a specialist in hemodynamics whose day job is designing space suits for astronauts and whose knowledge of the blood flow of tall creatures has been deemed useful for the transportation.

    Giraffes and Communists Collide in Eastern Europe

  • The magnificent achievement of cardiac surgeons in the partial or complete relief of this mechanical block has permitted also the comparative study of the hemodynamics of the circulation before and after this surgical procedure.

    Dickinson W. Richards - Nobel Lecture

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