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  • noun Plural form of arteriole.

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Examples

  • There are three main types of blood vessels: arteries and smaller arteries called arterioles, as well as veins and capillaries.

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  • There are three main types of blood vessels: arteries and smaller arteries called arterioles, as well as veins and capillaries.

    Healing the Female Heart

  • The arteries undergo enormous ramification in their course throughout the body, and end in minute vessels, called arterioles, which in their turn open into a close-meshed network of microscopic vessels, termed capillaries.

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  • The arteries here extend into very small vessels, which are called arterioles, and from these infinitely small vessels spring the equally minute radicals or roots of the veins, which are ultimately to become the great rivers bearing the blood back to the heart.

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  • Fetal tracheal occlusion for severe congenital diaphragmatic hernia in humans: A morphometric study of lung parenchyma and muscularization of pulmonary arterioles.

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  • The aorta branches into arteries, arterioles and capillaries as it delivers blood throughout the body.

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  • The body has many ways to regulate blood pressure: how fast the heart beats; how hard it beats; total blood volume, regulated by total body sodium content as controlled by the kidneys; caliber of arterioles as controlled by smooth muscle in the blood vessel walls.

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  • Just as the human body has different types of blood vessels arteries, veins, arterioles, venule, capillaries, an effective, usable transit system must be multimodal.

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  • When hands get cold, the arteries move blood to the surface to prevent loss however this normal body response is intensified by the sudden spasmodic contractions of the small blood vessels arterioles that supply blood to the fingers and toes.

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  • When hands get cold, the arteries move blood to the surface to prevent loss however this normal body response is intensified by the sudden spasmodic contractions of the small blood vessels arterioles that supply blood to the fingers and toes.

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