Definition of microcirculation in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌmīkrōˌsərkyəˈlāSH(ə)n/


Circulation of the blood in the smallest blood vessels.
Example sentences
  • Injection of Salvia miltiorrhizae could dilate the blood vessels and improve microcirculation.
  • Salvia not only restores normal microcirculation, but normalizes blood viscosity from other factors, as well.
  • Measurement of the retinal arterioles offers a non-invasive means to evaluate systemic associations of the human microcirculation in vivo.



Pronunciation: /-ˈsərkyələˌtôrē/
Example sentences
  • At the junction of the flowing blood and extracellular space, the endothelium is a dynamic organ that modulates local hemostasis, cell trafficking, and microcirculatory blood flow.
  • However, Ellis and colleagues demonstrated maldistribution of microcirculatory blood flow in the skeletal muscle of septic rats.
  • Jull and colleagues studied the effectiveness of a common adjuvant therapy, pentoxifylline, which is thought to correct microcirculatory disorders by lowering blood viscosity.

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Syllabification: mi·cro·cir·cu·la·tion

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