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Term:
blood vessel contractile force measurement (CMO:0000716)
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blood vessel contractile force measurement +  
Any measurement of the energy produced by the active reduction in the diameter of a blood vessel, any one of the network of muscular tubes that carry blood through the body, resulting from contraction of the muscular wall of the vessel.
lumen diameter at maximum constriction expressed as percent of baseline 

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Related Synonyms: blood vessel contractility measurement
Definition Sources: Dorland:Dorlands_Illustrated_Medical_Dictionary--31st_Ed, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vasoconstriction "Wikipedia" "Wikipedia", ISBN:978-1416049982, Mosby:Mosbys_Medical_Dictionary--8th_Ed

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