Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Dilation of a blood vessel, as by the action of a nerve or drug.

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  • noun dilation of the blood vessels

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  • noun dilation of blood vessels (especially the arteries)

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Examples

  • Nitric oxide is involved in vasodilation dilation of the blood vessels.

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  • Studies have revealed Pycnogenol restores healthy endothelial function, which helps to maintain healthy circulation by increasing the vasodilation of blood vessels, consequently improving blood flow.

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  • That redness is 100 percent due to increased vasodilation, rushing all of your repair mechanisms to the skin through the circulatory system.

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  • This relaxed parasympathetic state allows greater circulation and oxygen flow to the skin, or peripheral vasodilation in medical terms.

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  • Another magic bullet is a low dose of a beta-blocker such as propranolol, a systemic medication designed for high blood pressure that helps prevent vasodilation and its ensuing redness.

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  • This relaxed parasympathetic state allows greater circulation and oxygen flow to the skin, or peripheral vasodilation in medical terms.

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  • An ultrasound device was used to measure what is known as flow-mediated vasodilation.

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  • That redness is 100 percent due to increased vasodilation, rushing all of your repair mechanisms to the skin through the circulatory system.

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  • * Five clinic visits (not including screening) consisting of blood pressure monitoring, blood draws, an electrocardiogram (ECG), and brachial artery flow mediated vasodilation test (a test to examine the ability of your blood vessels to relax, only 2 throughout the study duration) * Subjects will also be asked to wear a 24-hour blood pressure monitor five times during the study (including screening).

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  • Another magic bullet is a low dose of a beta-blocker such as propranolol, a systemic medication designed for high blood pressure that helps prevent vasodilation and its ensuing redness.

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