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  • adj. Of, or relating to, rheology .- the deformation and flow of matter.

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  • adj. of or relating to rheology

Etymologies

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From rheo- + -logic

Examples

  • The Company's current lead product candidates are Exelbine and ANX-514, novel emulsion formulations of currently marketed chemotherapy drugs, and ANX-188, a novel, purified, rheologic and antithrombotic compound initially being developed as a first-in-class treatment for pediatric patients with sickle cell disease in acute crisis.

  • The transfusion of aged, more rigid, red blood cells has been associated with decreased gastric intramucosal pH and may act to accentuate the rheologic abnormalities seen in sepsis. 31 Moreover, a study51 randomizing critically ill patients to transfusion thresholds of 7.0 and 10 g / dL failed to demonstrate any differences in clinically significant outcomes.

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  • The decrease in blood viscosity may also serve to compensate for the rheologic changes that occur in patients with septic shock and may enhance microvascular blood flow.

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