vasoconstriction

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vasoconstriction

[vas-oh-kuhn-strik-shuhn, vey-zoh-]
noun Physiology.
constriction of the blood vessels, as by the action of a nerve.

Origin:
1895–1900; vaso- + constriction

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vasoconstriction va·so·con·stric·tion (vā'zō-kən-strĭk'shən)
n.
Constriction of a blood vessel, as by a nerve or drug.

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vasoconstriction   (vā'zō-kən-strĭk'shən)  Pronunciation Key 
Constriction of a blood vessel, as by a nerve or drug.
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Example sentences for vasoconstriction
Cool, clammy skin due to vasoconstriction and stimulation of vasoconstriction.
The body attempts to compensate with peripheral vasoconstriction.
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