vasopressor

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

Definition of vasopressor

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

vasopressor

noun

Origin and Etymology of vasopressor

vaso- + pressor


First Known Use: 1928


Medical Dictionary

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vasopressor

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adjective va·so·pres·sor \-ˈpres-ər\

Medical Definition of vasopressor

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


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vasopressor

noun va·so·pres·sor

Medical Definition of vasopressor

  1. :  a vasopressor agent (as a drug)


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