Definition: 'Lovén Reflex'
Lovén reflexType: Term
1. a reaction in which a local dilation of vessels accompanies a general vasoconstriction; when the central end of an afferent nerve to an organ is suitably stimulated, its efferent vasomotor fibers remaining intact, a general rise in blood pressure occurs together with a dilation of the vessels of the organ.
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