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Medical Term:

vasodilator

Pronunciation: va'so-di-la'tor, vas'o-

Definition:

  1. An agent that causes dilation of the blood vessels.
  2. A nerve, stimulation of which results in dilation of the blood vessels.

Synonym(s): vasodilative2

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