[vas-oh-moh-ter, vey-zoh-]

adjective Physiology.

regulating the diameter of blood vessels, as certain nerves.

Origin of vasomotor

First recorded in 1860–65; vaso- + motor Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for vasomotor



(of a drug, agent, nerve, etc) relating to or affecting the diameter of blood vessels
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vasomotor in Medicine




Causing or regulating dilation or constriction of the blood vessels.angiokinetic
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