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Heart rate variability

variation in the time interval between heart beats.

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Hemostasis

is the stoppage of bleeding or hemorrhage. It refers also to the stoppage of blood flow through a blood vessel or organ of the body.

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Hyperoxia

refers to an excess of oxygen in tissues and organs, it causes blood vessels to constrict and acutely increases arterial stiffness.

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