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pressor

 [pres´er]
tending to increase blood pressure.

pres·sor

(pres'ŏr, -ōr),
Exciting to vasomotor activity; producing increased blood pressure; denoting afferent nerve fibers that, when stimulated, excite vasoconstrictors, which increase peripheral resistance.
Synonym(s): hypertensor
[L. premo, pp. pressus, to press]

pressor

/pres·sor/ (pres´or) tending to increase blood pressure.

pressor

(prĕs′ôr′, -ər)
adj.
Causing an increase in blood pressure.

pressor

[pres′ər]
Etymology: L, premere, to press
describing a substance that tends to cause a rise in blood pressure.

pres·sor

(pres'ŏr)
Exciting to vasomotor activity; producing increased blood pressure; denoting afferent nerve fibers that, when stimulated, excite vasoconstrictors, which increase peripheral resistance.
Synonym(s): hypertensor.
[L. premo, pp. pressus, to press]

pressor

agent exciting vasomotor activity, e.g. increase in blood pressure

pressor

tending to increase blood pressure.
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In first experiment, the intravenous infusion of BQ123 was conducted to observe the transient changes of FAP and PAP by directly antagonizing the pressor effect of endogenous ET-1.
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