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vasomotion

[ vas-oh-moh-shuh n, vey-zoh- ]
/ ˌvæs oʊˈmoʊ ʃən, ˌveɪ zoʊ- /

noun Physiology.

the change in diameter of a blood vessel.

Nearby words

vasohypotonic, vasoinhibitor, vasoinhibitory, vasoligation, vasoligature, vasomotion, vasomotor, vasomotor angina, vasomotor imbalance, vasomotor nerve, vasomotor paralysis

Origin of vasomotion

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Medicine definitions for vasomotion

vasomotion

[ vā′zō-mōshən ]

n.

Change in the caliber of a blood vessel.angiokinesis
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