pressor fiber

n.

Any of the sensory nerve fibers that cause vasoconstriction and a rise in blood pressure on stimulation.

Nearby words

  1. pressingly,
  2. pressman,
  3. pressmark,
  4. pressor,
  5. pressor base,
  6. pressor nerve,
  7. pressoreceptive,
  8. pressoreceptor,
  9. pressosensitive,
  10. pressroom


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