[vas-oh-in-hib-i-ter, vey-zoh-]

noun Physiology, Pharmacology.

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

Nearby words

  1. vasoformative cell,
  2. vasoganglion,
  3. vasography,
  4. vasohypertonic,
  5. vasohypotonic,
  6. vasoinhibitory,
  7. vasoligation,
  8. vasoligature,
  9. vasomotion,
  10. vasomotor

Origin of vasoinhibitor

Related formsvas·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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for vasoinhibitor



any of a group of drugs that reduce or inhibit the action of the vasomotor nerves
Derived Formsvasoinhibitory (ˌveɪzəʊɪnˈhɪbɪtərɪ, -trɪ), adjective

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Medicine definitions for vasoinhibitor




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

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