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Blood Viscosity

"Blood Viscosity" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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The internal resistance of the BLOOD to shear forces. The in vitro measure of whole blood viscosity is of limited clinical utility because it bears little relationship to the actual viscosity within the circulation, but an increase in the viscosity of circulating blood can contribute to morbidity in patients suffering from disorders such as SICKLE CELL ANEMIA and POLYCYTHEMIA.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Blood Viscosity" by people in this website by year, and whether "Blood Viscosity" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 5 publications over 5 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1998 and 1999 and 2005 and 2017 and 2019
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