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vasopressor

 [vas″o-pres´or]
1. stimulating contraction of the muscular tissue of the capillaries and arteries.
2. an agent that has this effect.

va·so·pres·sor

(vā'sō-pres'ŏr, vas-ō-),
1. Producing vasoconstriction and a rise in blood pressure, usually understood to be systemic arterial pressure unless otherwise specified.
2. An agent that has this effect.

vasopressor

/vaso·pres·sor/ (-pres´er)
1. stimulating contraction of the muscular tissue of the capillaries and arteries.
2. an agent that so acts.

vasopressor

(vā′zō-prĕs′ər)
adj.
Of, relating to, or causing constriction of blood vessels.
n.
An agent that causes a rise in blood pressure.

vasopressor

va·so·pres·sor

(vā'sō-pres'ŏr)
1. Producing vasoconstriction and a rise in systemic arterial pressure.
2. An agent that has this effect.

vasopressor

agent/nerve causing vasoconstriction/increase in blood pressure

va·so·pres·sor

(vā'sō-pres'ŏr)
Agent producing vasoconstriction and a rise in blood pressure, usually understood to be systemic arterial pressure unless otherwise specified.

vasopressor (vāz´ōpres´ur),

vasopressor

1. stimulating contraction of the muscular tissue of the capillaries and arteries.
2. a vasopressor agent.
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