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Vascular Resistance MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Vascular Resistance
Tree Number(s)
G09.330.380.921
Unique ID
D014655
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014655
Annotation
do not confuse with VASCULAR CAPACITANCE, blood volume within a vessel
Scope Note
The force that opposes the flow of BLOOD through a vascular bed. It is equal to the difference in BLOOD PRESSURE across the vascular bed divided by the CARDIAC OUTPUT.
Entry Term(s)
Peripheral Resistance
Pulmonary Vascular Resistance
Systemic Vascular Resistance
Total Peripheral Resistance
NLM Classification #
WG 106
See Also
Vascular Capacitance
Vasoconstriction
Public MeSH Note
67; CAPILLARY RESISTANCE was heading 1963-85
History Note
67(64)
Date Established
1967/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Vascular Resistance Preferred
Pulmonary Vascular Resistance Narrower
Total Peripheral Resistance Narrower
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