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How is achieved the loss of heat through vasodilation? [closed]

I know it is the widening of blood vessels, loosing heat in this way. But is it achieved through: sweat evaporation, the increase of cardiac rhythm, the increase of respiratory/ breathing rhythm or ...
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Where is the aneurysm in this picture?

I'm a curious person, I've never had any medical training, but I wish to know some more about aneurysms. Aneurysms are basically weakened spots in the elastic artery wall. This can eventually result ...
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Which types of blood vessels can regenerate in humans/mammals?

Which types of blood vessels can regenerate in humans/mammals? From what I understand, arteries and arterioles can be created later in life, while this is not necessarily the case with veins. However ...
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Width of vein in finger

I am working on my bachelors thesis, where one part of it is to find width of vein in fingertip. I use database images and extract vein patterns from it, but i have to calculate the width of vein and ...
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Characteristics of radius of blood vessel

Which properties do determine the radius of blood vessel? I have these thoughts distension, elasticity, contractility and cross-sectional area of the walls. Is there any other properties?