Definitions for "VASODILATION"
the opening up of the capillaries of the skin in response to warm temperatures, thus increasing the flow of blood to the surface of the
Dilation of blood vessels, which lowers blood pressure.
An increase in the diameter of arterioles due to the relaxation of smooth muscles in the tunica media; reduces peripheral resistance; may occur in response to local factors, through the action of hormones, or after decreased stimulation of the vasomotor center.
infranormal value of SSVRI; therapy involves administration of vasoconstrictors