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vasoactive

 [vas″o-ak´tiv]
exerting an effect upon the caliber of blood vessels.
vasoactive intestinal polypeptide (VIP) a peptide hormone that, in addition to its vasoactive properties, stimulates intestinal secretion of water and electrolytes, inhibits gastric secretion, promotes glycogenesis, causes hyperglycemia, and stimulates production of pancreatic juice. See also vipoma.

va·so·ac·tive

(vā'sō-ak'tiv, vas-ō-),
Influencing the tone and caliber of blood vessels.

vasoactive

/vaso·ac·tive/ (va″zo-) (vas″o-ak´tiv) exerting an effect upon the caliber of blood vessels.

vasoactive

(vā′zō-ăk′tĭv)
adj.
Causing constriction or dilation of blood vessels.

va′so·ac·tiv′i·ty n.

vasoactive

[vā′zō·ak′tiv]
Etymology: L, vas + activus, active
(of a drug) tending to cause vasodilation or vasoconstriction.

va·so·ac·tive

(vā'sō-ak'tiv)
Influencing the tone and caliber of blood vessels.

vasoactive

Affecting blood vessels.

vasoactive

influencing blood vessel tone/caliber

vasoactive

exerting an effect on the caliber of blood vessels.

vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP), vasoactive intestinal polypeptide
a peptide hormone that, in addition to its vasoactive properties, stimulates intestinal secretion of water and electrolytes, inhibits gastric secretion, promotes glycogenesis, causes hyperglycemia and stimulates secretion of pancreatic juice.
vasoactive substances
substances which cause constriction of blood vessels; substances which actively dilate vessels, rather than relax an existing vasoconstriction, should be included. See vasoconstrictor agents and vasodilator agents.
vasoactive substances, endothelium-derived
includes nitrous oxide, prostacyclin and other prostanoids, unnamed relaxing or constricting factors released as a result of a tissue insult, e.g. hypoxia or excessive stretch.
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In the American Chemical Society journal ACS Nano, Brophy, Duvall, and their colleagues reported that nanoparticle delivery of vasoactive peptides to Isolated human vascular tissue prevented vasospasm, which can limit blood flow to the heart following coronary artery bypass.
Evidence supports the hypothesis that rosacea is caused by dysregulation of the innate immune system, resulting in vasoactive and neuroinflammatory consequences.
Here, I hypothesize that functional hyperaemia results from the constant integration of vasoactive cues with region-dependent coupling emerging from different neuro-glia-vascular microcircuits, nuances in afferent wiring into vascular contractile elements and/or neuronal activity patterns.
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