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hemorheology

Pronunciation: he'mo-re-ol'o-je

Definition: The science of the flow of blood in relation to the pressures, flow, volumes, and resistances in blood vessels, especially in terms of blood viscosity and red blood cell deformation in the microcirculation.

[hemo- + G. rheos, stream, flow, + logos, study]

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