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Summary Information: Arterioles

Arterioles: The arterioles are a type of small blood vessel and a part of the circulatory system. The arterioles branch off from the arteries and function like tubes that carry oxygenated blood and nutrients from the arteries to the capillaries. Conditions that can afflict the arterioles include thrombosis, trauma, embolism, hypertension, atherosclerosis, and heart disease.

Closely Related Organs: Arterioles

The following organs are closely related to the organ: Arterioles:

Conditions Afflicting Organs: Arterioles

The following conditions are related to the organ: Arterioles:

Sub Parts: Arterioles

The following list contains sub-parts of the organ: Arterioles:

  • Layers of an artery

Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Arterioles

These symptoms are related to afflictions of the organ: Arterioles:

Condition count: 1 ; see list below.

Organ types: Artery (22)

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Diseases List for Arterioles:

The following list of medical conditions have 'Arterioles' or similar listed as an affected body part in our database:


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