vasomotor
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1865 of, relating to, or being nerves or centers controlling the size of blood vessels

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  • Vasomotor — Vas o*mo tor, a. [L. vas a vessel + motor that which moves fr. movere to move.] (Physiol.) Causing movement in the walls of vessels; as, the vasomotor mechanisms; the vasomotor nerves, a system of nerves distributed over the muscular coats of the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vasomotor — VASOMOTÓR, OÁRE, vasomotori, oare, adj. Care se referă la contracţia sau la relaxarea vaselor sangvine, care aparţine acestor mişcări; care produce, reglează contracţia sau relaxarea vaselor sangvine. – Din fr. vaso moteur. Trimis de bogdanrsb,… …   Dicționar Român

  • Vasomotor — refers to actions upon a blood vessel which alter its diameter. [DorlandsDict|eight/000114557|Vasomotor] [EMedicineDictionary|Vasomotor] More specifically, it can refer to vasodilator action and vasoconstriction action.References …   Wikipedia

  • vasomotor — adj. fisiol. Dícese de la sustancia o del agente que provoca variaciones de calibre de los vasos sanguíneos (vasoconstricción o vasodilatación). Medical Dictionary. 2011. vasomotor …   Diccionario médico

  • vasomotor — |ô| adj. 1.  [Fisiologia] Designação dos nervos que determinam a contração (vasoconstritores) ou a dilatação dos vasos (vasodilatadores). • s. m. 2. Cada um destes nervos …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • vasomotor — [vas΄ōmōt′ər, vā′zōmōt′ər] adj. [ VASO + MOTOR] Physiol. regulating the size in diameter of blood vessels: said of a nerve, nerve center, or drug …   English World dictionary

  • vasomotor — ► adjetivo FISIOLOGÍA Que tiene relación con el movimiento regulador de los vasos sanguíneos: ■ sistema vasomotor. * * * vasomotor, a adj. Biol. Se aplica a cualquier cosa que regula los *movimientos de contracción y dilatación de los vasos del… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • vasomotor — {{#}}{{LM V39489}}{{〓}} {{[}}vasomotor{{]}}, {{[}}vasomotora{{]}} ‹va·so·mo·tor, to·ra› {{《}}▍ adj.{{》}} {{<}}1{{>}} {{♂}}En medicina,{{♀}} del movimiento de regulación del diámetro de los vasos sanguíneos o relacionado con él: • La… …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • vasomotor — /vas oh moh teuhr, vay zoh /, adj. Physiol. regulating the diameter of blood vessels, as certain nerves. [1860 65; VASO + MOTOR] * * * …   Universalium

  • vasomotor — adjective Of or pertaining to the regulation of the diameter of blood vessels …   Wiktionary

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