vasoconstrictive

adjective
va·​so·​con·​stric·​tive | \ ˌvā-zō-kən-ˈstrik-tiv How to pronounce vasoconstrictive (audio) \

Definition of vasoconstrictive

: inducing vasoconstriction

Examples of vasoconstrictive in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The new medication does not present the vasoconstrictive effects that triptans sometimes produce, the report says. Maggie O'neill, Health.com, "Scientists Have Developed a Promising New Migraine Medication—Here's What You Should Know," 11 July 2019

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First Known Use of vasoconstrictive

1890, in the meaning defined above

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“Vasoconstrictive.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vasoconstrictive. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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vasoconstrictive

adjective
va·​so·​con·​stric·​tive | \ -ˈstrik-tiv How to pronounce vasoconstrictive (audio) \

Medical Definition of vasoconstrictive

: inducing vasoconstriction a vasoconstrictive agent

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