Cerebral blood flow

Definition: Cerebral blood flow is the amount of blood that passes through a local area of the brain in a given time. It is usually measured in milliliters of blood/100 grams of the brain tissue/minute. It can be altered by altering the blood volume and/or the blood flow velocity. There is a relationship between cerebral blood volume and cerebral blood flow:

Alternative definition:


References: https://doi.org/10.1152/physrev.00022.2020

Related terms: Blood flow, Diffuse Correlation Spectroscopy (DCS)  

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