Definitions for vasoconstrictive

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vas•o•con•stric•torˌvæs oʊ kənˈstrɪk tər, ˌveɪ zoʊ-(n.)

  1. any of various agents, as certain nerves or drugs, that narrow blood vessels and thereby maintain or increase blood pressure.

    Category: Pharmacology, Physiology

Origin of vasoconstrictor:

1875–80

vas`o•con•stric′tive(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vasoconstrictor, vasoconstrictive, pressor(noun)

    any agent that causes a narrowing of an opening of a blood vessel: cold or stress or nicotine or epinephrine or norepinephrine or angiotensin or vasopressin or certain drugs; maintains or increases blood pressure

Wiktionary

  1. vasoconstrictive(Adjective)

    That causes vasoconstriction

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