A self regulating physiological mechanism to maintain constant blood circulation in organs under changing blood pressure values; a reflectory vascular constriction following a rise of the intra-arterial blood pressure.
Arthur Biedl (1869-1933) and Max Reiner (1867-1913):
• Studien über Hirncirculation und Hirnödem.
Archiv für die gesammte Physiologie des Menschen und der Thiere,
Bonn, 1900, 79: 158-194
W. M. Bayliss:
• On the local reactions of the arterial wall to changes of
The Journal of Physiology, London, May 28, 1902. 28 (3): 220-231.
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