pressor base

pres·sor base

1. one of several products of intestinal putrefaction believed to cause functional hypertension when absorbed;
2. any alkaline substance that raises blood pressure.
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pres·sor base

(pres'ŏr bās)
1. One of several products of intestinal putrefaction believed to cause functional hypertension when absorbed.
2. Any alkaline substance that raises blood pressure.
Synonym(s): pressor amine.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012