Blood-vessel Sentence Examples
Tentacular blood-vessel arising from the cut arm-vessel in the small arm-sinus.
His health was never very strong, and in 1858 he broke a blood-vessel.
Beneath each food-groove was a radial water-vessel and probably a nerve and blood-vessel, all which structures passed either between certain regularly arranged thecal plates, or along a furrow floored by those plates, which were then in two alternating series.
Sulla sent for him and had him strangled in his presence; in his excitement he broke a blood-vessel and died on the following day.
In this worm the ventral blood-vessel is so swollen as to occupy nearly the whole of the available coelom.Advertisement
It commonly results from injury, as the tearing or cutting of a blood-vessel, but certain forms result from disease, as in scurvy and purpura.
These processes are hollow, and receive the venous blood from, and return it again aerated into, the hollow axis, in which an afferent and an efferent blood-vessel may be differentiated.
In the primitive form a single anterior aorta is given off from the ventricle, the two together representing the dorsal blood-vessel of Chaetopods.
As an example of excessive action we may take sneezing, which is calculated to remove irritants from the nose, but when too powerful may cause the patient to burst a blood-vessel.
Blood clots (thrombi) are clumps of a naturally-occurring protein called fibrin which can accumulate in a blood vessel.Advertisement
Sometimes, though rarely, the ulcers perforate the intestines, causing rapidly fatal inflammation of the peritoneum, or they may erode a blood vessel and produce violent haemorrhage.
Absorption may also take place from the skin, from the rectum, from the respiratory passages, or from wounds, and from direct injection into the subcutaneous tissue or into a blood vessel.
Soluble salts of manganese, aluminium, zinc, copper, gold, platinum and bismuth have, when given by the mouth, little action beyond their local astringent or irritating effects; but when injected into a blood vessel they all exert much the same depressing effect upon the heart and nervous system.
In temporal arteritis your doctor may need to take a biopsy of a blood vessel in your scalp for diagnosis.
Mr. Townend, you are bursting a blood vessel.Advertisement
Cyclic GMP causes the blood vessels in the penis to widen by relaxing a thin layer of muscle found in the blood vessel walls.
The resulting mice showed an increased number of blood vessels in the skin, suggesting that AGF does indeed promote blood vessel formation.
Brett Brett needed emergency surgery after suffering a burst blood vessel in his throat.
Cyclic GMP causes the blood vessels in the penis to widen by relaxing a thin layer of muscle found in the blood vessels in the penis to widen by relaxing a thin layer of muscle found in the blood vessel walls.
You can use ordinary nail clippers to clip the claw, avoiding the blood vessel.Advertisement
Hot flashes can be the result of widespread blood vessel dilation.
Explain that the blood vessel leaving a glomerulus is narrower than the one entering it and so pressure in the glomerular capillaries is high.
The aim of the operation is to re-route the ureter around the other side of the problematic blood vessel.
The most conspicuous blood vessel possessed by Cephalodiscus is the dorsal vessel (d.b.v.).
He died suddenly - in the midst of his life - through rupture of a blood vessel November 18, 1857.Advertisement
The growths are actually the result of dividing blood vessel cells.
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The quick is a blood vessel that runs down the middle of your dog's nail.
This blood vessel grows as your dog's nails grow, so if you wait a very long time between clippings, the quick will be closer to the end of the nail.
In children, blockages may be caused by a blood clot, injury to the artery, or rarely in children, atherosclerosis (build-up of fatty deposits on the blood vessel walls).
A cerebral thrombosis is a blood clot that develops at the clogged part of the blood vessel.
A cerebral embolism is a blood clot that travels to the clogged blood vessel from another location in the circulatory system.
A hemorrhagic stroke-the more common form of stroke in infants and children under age two-occurs when a weakened blood vessel leaks or bursts, causing bleeding in the brain tissue or near the surface of the brain.
A transient ischemic attack (TIA), also called a "mini stroke," is characterized by a short-term blood vessel obstruction or clot that tends to resolve itself quickly, usually within 10-20 minutes, or up to 24 hours.
Intracranial bypass surgery is a surgical procedure performed to restore blood flow around a blocked blood vessel in the brain.
This new blood vessel bypasses the blocked vessel and provides an additional blood supply to areas of the brain that were deprived of blood.
Aneurysm-A weakened area in the wall of a blood vessel which causes an outpouching or bulge.
Artery-A blood vessel that carries blood away from the heart to the cells, tissues, and organs of the body.
An embolus is something that blocks the blood flow in a blood vessel.
Patent ductus arteriosus-A congenital defect in which the temporary blood vessel connecting the left pulmonary artery to the aorta in the fetus doesn't close after birth.
Vein-A blood vessel that returns blood to the heart from the body.
Platelets are activated when an injury causes a blood vessel to break.
In addition to physically plugging breaks in blood vessel walls, platelets also release chemicals that promote clotting.
Bacterial endocarditis-An infection caused by bacteria that enter the bloodstream and settle in the heart lining, a heart valve, or a blood vessel.
It stimulates widening of blood vessels and increased porousness of blood vessel walls so that fluid and protein leak out from the blood into the surrounding tissue, causing localised inflammation of the tissue.
In other cases, the inflammation causes the blood vessel to narrow, sometimes to the point that blood can no longer flow through the vessel.
Tourniquet-Any device that is used to compress a blood vessel to stop bleeding or as part of collecting a blood sample.
The connective tissue in the intestines, arteries, uterus, and other hollow organs may be unusually weak, leading to organ or blood vessel rupture.
The eyes and skin are fragile and easily damaged, and blood vessel involvement is a possibility.
However, those with blood vessel involvement, particularly persons with EDS vascular type, have an increased risk of fatal complications.
Because of the abnormalities of the child's fibrillin, the walls of the aorta (the large blood vessel that carries blood away from the heart) are weaker than normal and tend to stretch and bulge out of shape.
A stroke may be caused by a blood clot or by hemorrhage due to a burst blood vessel.
The severity of the illness and its dire complications are caused by the damage the organism does to the small blood vessel walls.
This damage is called a vasculitis, an inflammation of a blood vessel.
Quickly (within hours), the blood vessel damage increases, and large bleeding areas on the skin (purpura) are seen.
In the fetus, blood from the heart to the lungs is delivered into the aorta through a short blood vessel called the ductus arteriosis.
Retrocaval ureter-A ureter that is located behind the vena cava blood vessel.
Dacron-A synthetic polyester fiber used to surgically repair damaged sections of heart muscle and blood vessel walls.
Elevated cholesterol levels can result in the accumulation of fatty deposits on blood vessel walls, narrowing veins and arteries and impeding blood flow to the heart, brain, and other organs.
Traditional theories about headaches link tension-type headaches to muscle contraction, and migraine and cluster headaches to blood vessel dilation (swelling).
Pain-sensitive structures in the head include blood vessel walls, membranous coverings of the brain, and scalp and neck muscles.
According to the National Institutes of Health, cardiovascular, or heart and blood vessel disease, is the leading cause of diabetes-related death.
In hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia these spots occur because the blood vessel is fragile and bleeds easily.
Extravasation-To pass from a blood vessel into the surrounding tissue.
With fluoroscopy, contrast material is injected into a blood vessel.
Hematoma-A localized collection of blood, often clotted, in body tissue or an organ, usually due to a break or tear in the wall of blood vessel.
Ductus arteriosus refers to an open passageway-or temporary blood vessel (ductus)-that carries blood from the heart via the pulmonary artery to the aorta before birth.
In some cases, blood vessel blockages or narrowed areas may be treated during the catheterization procedure using a specialized balloon tip or other device at the end of the catheter.
Ductus-The blood vessel that joins the pulmonary artery and the aorta.
A burst blood vessel in the brain followed by uncontrolled bleeding (intracerebral hemorrhage) can cause a fetal stroke, or a clot (embolism) can obstruct a cerebral blood vessel.
A blood clot (hematoma) may occur if a blood vessel between the skull and the brain ruptures; when the blood leaks out and forms a clot, it can press against brain tissue, causing symptoms from a few hours to a few weeks after the injury.
These drugs, including nadolol (Corgard) and digoxin (Lanoxin), block the action of beta receptors that control the speed and strength of heart muscle contractions and blood vessel dilation.
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are a discoloration and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the tissues.
Because of abnormal blood vessel connections in the placenta, one twin pumps the circulating blood for both twins.
If this fails, prenatal surgery may be used to destroy the abnormal blood vessel connections in the placenta.
The abnormal blood vessel connections are located and eliminated with a laser beam.
A vasculitic ulcer is a hole or tear that develops in the tissues around an inflamed blood vessel.
Symptoms that occur unexpectedly suggest a blood vessel or seizure problem.
Renal vein thrombosis develops when a blood clot forms in the renal vein, which is the blood vessel that carries blood from the kidneys back to the heart.
Intra-arterial thrombolysis involves threading a catheter with clot-busting medication through a large blood vessel in the groin to the site of the clot.
A natural process in which blood cells and fibrin strands clump together to stop bleeding after a blood vessel has been injured.
When artery walls thicken, the inside of the blood vessel narrows.
From 5 to 10 percent of girls with Turner syndrome have a severe constriction of the major blood vessel coming from the heart (coarctation of the aorta).
As many as 15 percent of children with Turner syndrome have bicuspid aortic valves, where the major blood vessel from the heart has only two rather than three components to the valve regulating blood flow.
Bicuspid aortic valve-A condition in which the major blood vessel from the heart has only two rather than three components to the valve regulating blood flow.
Fibrin forms strands that add bulk to a forming blood clot to hold it in place and help "plug" an injured blood vessel wall.
Abnormalities often occur in the lungs and diaphragm (the muscle that controls breathing), and blood vessel malformations are common.
These complications include inflammation of the heart tissue (myocarditis), disturbances in heartbeat rhythm (arrhythmias), and areas of blood vessel dilation (aneurysms) in the coronary arteries.
Exudate-Cells, protein, fluid, or other materials that pass through cell or blood vessel walls.
These are substances that act as links in the inflammatory process, which promote further blood vessel damage, hypoxia, and cell destruction.
Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is a heart defect that occurs in infants when the ductus arteriosus (the temporary fetal blood vessel that connects the aorta and the pulmonary artery) does not close at birth.
The ductus arteriosus is a temporary fetal blood vessel that connects the aorta and the pulmonary artery before birth.
Blood clotting is necessary to heal an injury to a blood vessel.
Skin hematoma-Blood from a broken blood vessel that has accumulated under the skin.
These birthmarks are essentially an overgrowth of blood vessel tissue in a specific area on the body.
Skin angiomas, also called vascular nevi (marks), are overgrown blood vessel tissue (hemangiomas) or lymph vessel tissue (lymphangiomas) beneath the skin's surface.
A serious side effect, stroke, can occur if a major blood vessel becomes blocked.
This may lead to heart or blood vessel problems.
A nosebleed, also called epistaxis, is a loss of blood from any blood vessel in the nose.
Sclerotherapy-Injection of an irritating chemical into a blood vessel so that it forms a scar to repair itself.
Exudation-Leakage of cells, proteins, and fluids through the blood vessel wall into the surrounding tissue.
Experts who support the treatment claim that the increased oxygen levels can strengthen the immune system, improve circulation as well as cell and blood vessel growth.
Tea may repair blood-vessel damage and is thought to be protective against sunburn and skin cancer.
Some patients with EE/EG/EC are even fed elemental formulas via a gastrostomy tube or are limited to TPN (blood-vessel feeding) if the disease is severe with many complications.
A physical examination requires careful scrutiny of the wound, with special attention to possible bone, joint, ligament, muscle, tendon, nerve, or blood-vessel damage caused by deep punctures or severe crush injuries.