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Vascular Capacitance MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Vascular Capacitance
Tree Number(s)
G09.330.380.906
Unique ID
D018924
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018924
Annotation
do not confuse with VASCULAR RESISTANCE, opposition to blood flow in a vasc bed
Scope Note
The measure of a BLOOD VESSEL's ability to increase the volume of BLOOD it holds without a large increase in BLOOD PRESSURE. The vascular capacitance is equal to the change in volume divided by the change in pressure.
Previous Indexing
Vascular Resistance (1967-1995)
See Also
Vascular Resistance
Public MeSH Note
96
History Note
96
Date Established
1996/01/01
Date of Entry
1995/02/22
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Vascular Capacitance Preferred
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