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
A substance which causes constriction of the blood vessels. Such substances are used in medicine to raise abnormally low blood pressure.
Any substance that causes vasoconstriction
causing constriction of the blood vessels; as, the vasoconstrictor nerves, stimulation of which causes constriction of the blood vessels to which they go. These nerves are also called vasohypertonic
a substance which causes constriction of the blood vessels. Such substances are used in medicine to raise blood pressure
The numerical value of vasoconstrictor in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of vasoconstrictor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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