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vasopressor

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adjective va·so·pres·sor \-ˈpre-sər\

Definition of vasopressor

  1. :  causing a rise in blood pressure by exerting a vasoconstrictor effect

vasopressor noun


1928

First Known Use of vasopressor

1928


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