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pressor

 [pres´er]
tending to increase blood pressure.

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]

pressor

(prĕs′ôr′, -ər)
adj.
Causing an increase in blood pressure.

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]
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The pressor response evoked by icv-administered bradykinin was greater in SHR than in WKY [19] and increased with aging in SHR [18].
The two temperature conditions were randomized, with at least 30 minutes between conditions to control for any residual analgesic effects of the cold pressor test.
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Assim, o presente estudo tem como escopo analisar as respostas pressoricas do teste de forca de 10 repeticoes maximas (RM) e correlacionar seus resultados com o Cold Pressor Test (CPT), com o objetivo de analisar a hiper-reatividade pressorica que pode se encontrar latente em individuos praticantes do treinamento de forca.
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