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cerebral blood flow

 

Definition: a measurement or parameter of the blood's ability to perfuse brain tissue adequately. Thought to be as significant or more significant than cerebral perfusion pressure and intracranial pressure to assist ability of brain cells to survive insult. It depends on multiple factors, including brain vasomotor activity.

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