vasodepressor

[ vas-oh-di-pres-er, vey-zoh- ]
/ ˌvæs oʊ dɪˈprɛs ər, ˌveɪ zoʊ- /

adjective, noun Physiology, Pharmacology.

Origin of vasodepressor

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Medicine definitions for vasodepressor

vasodepressor

[ vā′zō-dĭ-prĕsər ]

n.

An agent that lowers blood pressure through reduction in peripheral resistance.

adj.

Producing vasodepression.
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