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Medical Term:

endothelium-derived hyperpolarizing


A poorly defined vasodilator, which appears to be involved with regulating blood flow when the main endothelial vasodilator nitric oxide is not available (through experimental inhibition or in vascular disease).

Synonym(s): EDHF

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