vasostimulant

[vas-oh-stim-yuh-luh nt, vey-zoh-]

adjective

stimulating the action of the vasomotor nerves.

noun

a vasostimulant agent, as a drug.

Nearby words

  1. vasoreflex,
  2. vasorelaxation,
  3. vasosection,
  4. vasosensory,
  5. vasospasm,
  6. vasostomy,
  7. vasotomy,
  8. vasotonia,
  9. vasotonic,
  10. vasotripsy

Origin of vasostimulant


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Medicine definitions for vasostimulant

vasostimulant

[vā′zō-stĭmyə-lənt]

adj.

Exciting vasomotor action.

n.

An agent that excites the vasomotor nerves to action.
An agent that increases vascular tension.

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