vasopressor

adjective
va·so·pres·sor | \ ˌvā-zō-ˈpre-sər \

Definition of vasopressor 

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

Other words from vasopressor

vasopressor noun

First Known Use of vasopressor

1928, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for vasopressor

vaso- + pressor

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vasopressor

adjective
va·so·pres·sor | \ -ˈpres-ər \

Medical Definition of vasopressor 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: causing a rise in blood pressure by exerting a vasoconstrictor effect vasopressor drugs

vasopressor

noun

Medical Definition of vasopressor (Entry 2 of 2)

: a vasopressor agent (as a drug)

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