Definitions for vasoconstriction
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decrease in the diameter of blood vessels
constriction of a blood vessel
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The physiological narrowing of BLOOD VESSELS by contraction of the VASCULAR SMOOTH MUSCLE.
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We know that smoking causes vasoconstriction, or constriction of the blood vessels, when this happens with the uterus, it can cause pain.
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