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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

/vaso·mo·tor/ (-mo´tor)
1. affecting the caliber of blood vessels.
2. a vasomotor agent or nerve.

vasomotor

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

vasomotor

[-mō′tər]
Etymology: L, vas + movere, to move
pertaining to the nerves and muscles that control the diameter of the blood vessels. Circularly arranged smooth muscle fibers of arteries and arterioles can contract, causing vasoconstriction, or they can relax, causing vasodilation. Also called vasculomotor.

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.

vasomotor

agent/nerve impulse causing blood vessel constriction/dilation

va·so·mo·tor

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

vasomotor (vā´zōmōtur),

adj pertaining to an agent or nerve that causes expansion or contraction of the walls of blood vessels.

vasomotor

1. having an effect on the caliber of blood vessels.
2. a vasomotor agent or nerve.

vasomotor system
the part of the nervous system that controls the caliber of the blood vessels.
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