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pressor

 [pres´er]
tending to increase blood pressure.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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