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[ 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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for vasomotion


[ vā′zō-mōshən ]


Change in the caliber of a blood vessel.angiokinesis
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