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vasoconstrictor

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noun va·so·con·stric·tor \-tər\

Definition of vasoconstrictor

  1. :  an agent (as a sympathetic nerve fiber or a drug) that induces or initiates vasoconstriction



1877

First Known Use of vasoconstrictor

1877

Rhymes with vasoconstrictor


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vasoconstrictor

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noun va·so·con·stric·tor \ˌvā-zō-kən-ˈstrik-tər\

Medical Definition of vasoconstrictor

  1. :  an agent (as a sympathetic nerve fiber or a drug) that induces or initiates vasoconstriction

vasoconstrictor adjective



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