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vasoconstrictor

Pronunciation: va'so-kon-strik'tor, vas'o-

Definition:

  1. An agent that causes narrowing of the blood vessels.
  2. A nerve, stimulation of which causes vascular constriction.

Synonym(s): vasoconstrictive2

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