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vasoconstrictive

[vas-oh-kuh n-strik-tiv, vey-zoh-] /ˌvæs oʊ kənˈstrɪk tɪv, ˌveɪ zoʊ-/
adjective, Physiology
1.
causing vasoconstriction.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; vaso- + constrictive
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  • Diets high in carbohydrates have been connected to impaired vasoconstrictive action.
vasoconstrictive in Medicine

vasoconstrictive va·so·con·stric·tive (vā'zō-kən-strĭk'tĭv)
adj.
Causing constriction of the blood vessels.

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