What does vasodilator mean?

Definitions for vasodilatorˌvæs oʊ daɪˈleɪ tər, -dɪ-, -ˈdaɪ leɪ-, ˌveɪ zoʊ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vasodilator, vasodilative(noun)

    a drug that causes dilation of blood vessels


  1. Vasodilator(n.)

    A substance which causes dilation of blood vessels.

  2. Origin: [L. vas a vessel + dilator.]


  1. vasodilator(Noun)

    A drug or chemical agent that causes dilation of the blood vessels thereby reducing blood pressure.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vasodilator(adj)

    causing dilation or relaxation of the blood vessels; as, the vasodilator nerves, stimulation of which causes dilation of the blood vessels to which they go. These nerves are also called vaso-inhibitory, and vasohypotonic nerves, since their stimulation causes relaxation and rest

  2. Origin: [L. vas a vessel + dilator.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vasodilator in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vasodilator in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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