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Unformatted text preview: mooth muscle. Histamine is especially important in increasing the rate of blood flow to inflamed or damaged tissue. Overall regulation of “organ blood flow”
Major regulatory factor is tissue metabolic activity Metabolic, or “local” regulation, is blood vessel dilation due to substances that are released by tissue cells Neural regulation of flow refers to changes in flow due to vasoconstriction Humoral flow control refers to changes in vessel diameter due to circulating hormones...
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2010 for the course PSIO 202 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.
- Spring '08