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vasomotor

 [vas″o-mo´tor]
1. having an effect on the caliber of blood vessels; see also vasoactive.
2. a vasomotor nerve.

va·so·mo·tor

(vā'sō-mō'tŏr, vas-ō-),
1. Causing dilation or constriction of the blood vessels.
2. Denoting those nerves that have this action.
Synonym(s): vasculomotor

vasomotor

(vā′zō-mō′tər)
adj.
Relating to, causing, or regulating constriction or dilation of blood vessels.

va·so·mo·tor

(vā'sō-mō'tŏr)
1. Causing dilation or constriction of the blood vessels.
2. Denoting the nerves that have this action.
Synonym(s): angiokinetic.

vasomotor

Pertaining to the control of the muscles in the walls of blood vessels and hence the rate of blood flow.

vasomotor

(of sympathetic nerves) associated with the constriction and dilation of blood vessels.

va·so·mo·tor

(vā'sō-mō'tŏr)
1. Causing dilation or constriction of the blood vessels.
2. Denoting nerves that have this action.
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