pressor

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pres·sor

adjective \ˈpre-ˌsr, -sər\

Definition of PRESSOR

:  raising or tending to raise blood pressure; also :  involving vasoconstriction

Origin of PRESSOR

Late Latin, one that presses, from Latin premere to press — more at press
First Known Use: circa 1890

Rhymes with PRESSOR

pres·sor

adjective \ˈpres-ˌr, -ər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PRESSOR

: raising or tending to raise blood pressure <pressor substances>; also : involving or producing an effect of vasoconstriction <pressor reflexes> <a pressor action>

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