vasotropic

vasotropic

 [vas″o-trop´ik]
exerting an influence on the blood vessels, causing either constriction or dilatation.

va·so·tro·pic

(vā'sō-trō'pik, vas-ō-),
Tending to act on the blood vessels.
[vaso- + G. tropē, a turning]

va·so·tro·pic

(vā'sō-trō'pik)
Tending to act on the blood vessels.
[vaso- + G. tropē, a turning]
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In addition to its effect on insulin and glucagon, GLP-1 exhibits a number of vasotropic actions beyond glycemic control; it increases insulin sensitivity in peripheral tissues, improves endothelial function, and decreases inflammation in some organs [41, 44].