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stimulated renal sympathetic nerve activity to basal renal sympathetic nerve activity ratio (CMO:0001786)
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change in renal sympathetic nerve activity to change in intracerebroventricular sodium concentration ratio 
change in RSNA to change in MAP ratio 
range of RSNA changes during variation of MAP +  
stimulated renal sympathetic nerve activity to basal renal sympathetic nerve activity ratio  
A calculated measurement in which the recordable electrical energy of a renal sympathetic nerve assessed after the application of an agent or activity designed to excite or increase the activity of is divided by the activity of such a nerve assessed without outside influences and presented as a ratio, fraction, quotient or percentage. A renal sympathetic nerve is a nerve (a cordlike structure that conveys impulses between the central nervous system and one or more parts of the body, and that consists of an outer connective tissue sheath surrounding a bundle of conductive fibers) of the autonomic nervous system that regulates involuntary and automatic reactions, especially to stress, associated with and controlling activity of the kidneys.

Exact Synonyms: stimulated RSNA to basal RSNA ratio
Definition Sources: Dorland:Dorlands_Illustrated_Medical_Dictionary--31st_Ed, Gale:Gale_Encyclopedia_of_Medicine_2008, ISBN:978-1416049982, Merriam-Webster:Merriam-Websters_Online_Dictionary--11th_Ed, Mosby:Mosbys_Dental_Dictionary--2nd_Ed

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