Vasoconstrictor Vas`o*con*strict"or, a. (Physiol.) Causing constriction of the blood vessels; as, the vasoconstrictor nerves, stimulation of which causes constriction of the blood vessels to which they go. These nerves are also called {vasohypertonic}. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]

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  • vasoconstrictor — VASOCONSTRICTÓR, OÁRE, vasoconstrictori, oare, adj. Care provoacă vasoconstricţie. – Din fr. vaso constricteur. Trimis de bogdanrsb, 11.08.2002. Sursa: DEX 98  Vasoconstrictor ≠ vasodilatator Trimis de siveco, 03.08.2004. Sursa: Antonime … …   Dicționar Român

  • vasoconstrictor — adj. fisiol. Que provoca vasoconstricción. ⊆ farm. Dícese del fármaco que provoca vasoconstricción; está indicado en caso de disminución del tono vascular. Se opone a vasodilatador. Medical Dictionary. 2011 …   Diccionario médico

  • vasoconstrictor — vasoconstrictor, ra adj. Med. Que contrae los vasos sanguíneos. U. t. c. s. m.) …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • vasoconstrictor — [vas΄ōkən strik′tər] adj. [ VASO + CONSTRICTOR] Physiol. causing constriction of the blood vessels: also vasoconstrictive n. a nerve or drug causing such constriction vasoconstriction n …   English World dictionary

  • vasoconstrictor — 1. An agent that causes narrowing of the blood vessel s. SYN: vasoconstrictive (2). 2. A nerve, stimulation of which causes vascular constriction. * * * va·so·con·stric·tor .vā zō kən strik tər n an agent (as a sympathetic nerve fiber or a drug)… …   Medical dictionary

  • vasoconstrictor — ► adjetivo/ sustantivo masculino FARMACIA Que provoca vasoconstricción, en especial los fármacos hipertensores: ■ la adrenalina es una sustancia vasoconstrictora. ANTÓNIMO vasodilatador * * * vasoconstrictor adj. y n. m. Med. Que produce… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • vasoconstrictor — n. an agent that causes narrowing of the blood vessels and therefore a decrease in blood flow. Vasoconstrictor drugs are alpha agonists (see sympathomimetic): they are used to raise the blood pressure in disorders of the circulation, shock, or… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • vasoconstrictor — {{#}}{{LM V39486}}{{〓}} {{[}}vasoconstrictor{{]}}, {{[}}vasoconstrictora{{]}} ‹va·so·cons·tric·tor, to·ra› {{《}}▍ adj./s.m.{{》}} {{♂}}Referido especialmente a un medicamento,{{♀}} que produce vasoconstricción: • Una sustancia vasoconstrictora… …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • vasoconstrictor — noun Date: 1877 an agent (as a sympathetic nerve fiber or a drug) that induces or initiates vasoconstriction …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • vasoconstrictor — /vas oh keuhn strik teuhr, vay zoh /, n. Physiol., Pharm. a nerve or drug that causes vasoconstriction. [1875 80; VASO + CONSTRICTOR] * * * …   Universalium

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