46. Autoregulation of blood flow in tissues and organs

Last updated on October 6, 2020 at 12:45

The cerebral, coronary and renal circulations (and so some extent the skeletal muscle circulation) are autoregulated, meaning that their blood flow is regulated so that it is constant independently of the arterial blood pressure.

The mechanism of autoregulation is explained in the previous topic and in the topics of the respective circulations.


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