vasodepressor

1. Producing vasodepression. 2. SYN: depressor (4).

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va·so·de·pres·sor .vā-zō-di-'pres-ər adj causing or characterized by vasomotor depression resulting in lowering of the blood pressure <\vasodepressor agents> <\vasodepressor fainting>

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vaso·de·pres·sor (va″zo-) (vas″o-de-presґər) 1. having the effect of lowering the blood pressure through reduction in peripheral resistance. 2. an agent that causes vasodepression.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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