vasoconstriction

noun va·so·con·stric·tion \ ˌvā-zō-kən-ˈstrik-shən \

Definition of vasoconstriction

: narrowing of the lumen of blood vessels

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Origin and Etymology of vasoconstriction

vaso- + constriction, after French vaso-constriction


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vasoconstriction

noun va·so·con·stric·tion \ -kən-ˈstrik-shən \

medical Definition of vasoconstriction

: narrowing of the lumen of blood vessels especially as a result of vasomotor action

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