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hypotensor

 [hi″po-ten´ser]
a substance that lowers the 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.

de·pres·sor

(dĕ-pres'ŏr),
1. A muscle that flattens or lowers a part.
2. Anything that depresses or retards functional activity.
3. An instrument or device used to push certain structures out of the way during an operation or examination.
4. An agent that decreases blood pressure. Synonym(s): hypotensor, vasodepressor (2)
[L. de-primo, pp. -pressus, to press down]
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