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venomotor tone

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

The degree of tension in the muscle coat of a vein that determines the shape of the vein. Changes in venomotor tone can alter the capacity of veins without affecting the vein's resistance...

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venomotor tone

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

The degree of tension in the muscle coat of a vein that determines the shape of the vein. Changes in venomotor tone can alter the capacity of veins without affecting the vein's resistance...

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venomotor tone

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 38 words.

The degree of tension in the muscle coat of a vein that determines the shape of the vein. Changes in venomotor tone can alter the capacity of veins without affecting the vein's resistance...

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venomotor control

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Regulation of blood flow by changing the diameter of veins. The muscle within the wall of a vein receives neurones from the sympathetic nervous system and the parasympathetic nervous system...

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