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Descriptor in English: Vasodilation
Descriptor in Spanish: Vasodilatación
Descriptor in Portuguese: Vasodilatação
Descriptor in French: Vasodilatation
Entry term(s): Endothelium-Dependent Relaxation, Vascular
Relaxation, Vascular Endothelium-Dependent
Vascular Endothelium Dependent Relaxation
Vascular Endothelium-Dependent Relaxation
Vasodilatation
Vasorelaxation
Tree number(s): G09.330.380.928
Scope note: The physiological widening of BLOOD VESSELS by relaxing the underlying VASCULAR SMOOTH MUSCLE.
Annotation: coord IM with specific vessel or specific organ /blood supply; the physiol process; pathol dilat = specific blood vessel (IM) + DILATATION, PATHOLOGIC (NIM) or ANEURYSM and its specifics
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
History Note: 78
See also the descriptors: Vasodilator Agents MeSH
DeCS UI: 15067
Descriptor UI: D014664
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/04/27
Revision Date: 2016/06/23
Vasodilation - Preferred
Concept UI M0022556
Scope note The physiological widening of BLOOD VESSELS by relaxing the underlying VASCULAR SMOOTH MUSCLE.
Preferred term Vasodilation
Entry term(s) Vasodilatation
Vasorelaxation
Vascular Endothelium-Dependent Relaxation - Narrower
Concept UI M0448316
Scope note VASODILATION that is mediated via the ENDOTHELIUM-DEPENDENT RELAXING FACTORS or their processes.
Preferred term Vascular Endothelium-Dependent Relaxation
Entry term(s) Endothelium-Dependent Relaxation, Vascular
Relaxation, Vascular Endothelium-Dependent
Vascular Endothelium Dependent Relaxation



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