pressor base

pres·sor base

1. one of several products of intestinal putrefaction believed to cause functional hypertension when absorbed;
2. any alkaline substance that raises blood pressure.

pres·sor base

(pres'ŏr bās)
1. One of several products of intestinal putrefaction believed to cause functional hypertension when absorbed.
2. Any alkaline substance that raises blood pressure.
Synonym(s): pressor amine.