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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

/pres·sor/ (pres´or) tending to increase blood pressure.

pressor

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

pressor

[pres′ər]
Etymology: L, premere, to press
describing a substance that tends to cause a rise 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]

pressor

agent exciting vasomotor activity, e.g. increase in blood pressure

pressor

tending to increase blood pressure.
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3] Another population-based study done on 9864 men and women aged 18-70 years and followed for 18 years also showed that pressor response to cold was higher in menopausal as compared to fertile women.
Contemporary use of the cold pressor task in pediatric pain research: A systematic review of methods.
For simplicity, the comparative analyses by complex statistical tests were not applied for morbidity variables, as we drew inference that morbidity parameters were not caused by the effects of pressor responses of laryngoscopy but secondarily to technical aspects in anesthetic or surgical management strategies.
Johnson, "Subfornical organ-median preoptic connections and drinking and pressor responses to angiotensin II," Journal of Neuroscience, vol.
Participants' tolerance time for cold pressor at baseline was 57 seconds, following 2 minutes of television watching the participants again submerged their hand in the cold pressor.
A] receptor antagonist, produced dose dependent pressor responses concomitant with marked bradycardia (figures 2 and 3).
Complications related to the pressor response to endotracheal intubation.
Table 3 shows comparison of handgrip dynamometry and table 4 shows comparison of cold pressor test values as follows:
A clinical study of Capros from Natreon found that supplementation resulted in a significant decrease in the indices of arterial stiffness (augmentation index and radial and aortic blood pressures) and a significant increase in subendocardial viability ratio (SEVR), an index of myocardial perfusion, when subjected to a cold pressor test.
2] and/or attenuation of the pressor response, which induced by heat stress decrease ocular blood flow during exhaustive exercise.
In this context, at the Arabplast 2013 we will show representative examples of automotive electronics applications made of BASF's polyamide (Ultramid), PBT (Ultradur), POM (UIltrafom) and polyurethanes like oil sensors, fuel pressor sensors or air-flap control units.