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vasoinhibitor

[ vas-oh-in-hib-i-ter, vey-zoh- ]
/ ˌvæs oʊ ɪnˈhɪb ɪ tər, ˌveɪ zoʊ- /
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noun Physiology, Pharmacology.

an agent, as a drug, that inhibits the action of the vasomotor nerves.

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Origin of vasoinhibitor

OTHER WORDS FROM vasoinhibitor

vas·o·in·hib·i·to·ry [vas-oh-in-hib-i-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, vey-zoh-], /ˌvæs oʊ ɪnˈhɪb ɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, ˌveɪ zoʊ-/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for vasoinhibitor

vasoinhibitor
/ (ˌveɪzəʊɪnˈhɪbɪtə) /

noun

any of a group of drugs that reduce or inhibit the action of the vasomotor nerves

Derived forms of vasoinhibitor

vasoinhibitory (ˌveɪzəʊɪnˈhɪbɪtərɪ, -trɪ), adjective
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Medical definitions for vasoinhibitor

vasoinhibitor
[ vā′zō-ĭn-hĭbĭ-tər ]

n.

An agent that restricts or prevents the functioning of the vasomotor nerves.
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