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1. having an effect on the caliber of blood vessels; see also vasoactive.
2. a vasomotor nerve.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


adjective An older term referring to vascular movement; vasomotor.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.


1. Causing dilation or constriction of the blood vessels.
2. Denoting the nerves that have this action.
Synonym(s): angiokinetic.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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