vasoconstrictor


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Vasoconstrictor \Vas`o*con*strict"or\, a. (Physiol.)
   Causing constriction of the blood vessels; as, the
   vasoconstrictor nerves, stimulation of which causes
   constriction of the blood vessels to which they go. These
   nerves are also called vasohypertonic.
   [1913 Webster]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Vasoconstrictor \Vas`o*con*strict"or\, n. (Medicine, Physiology)
   A substance which causes constriction of the blood vessels.
   Such substances are used in medicine to raise abnormally low
   blood pressure.
   [PJC]
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