Arteriogenesis refers to an increase in the diameter of existing arterial vessels. ==Mechanical Stimulation== Mechanically, arteriogenesis is linked to elevated pressure, which increases radial wall stress, and elevated flow, which increases endothelial surface stress. The vessel increases in diameter until the stress is normalized (Prior et al., ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ar-tēr′ē-ō-jen′ĕ-sis Synonyms: angiogenesis
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