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vasoinhibitor

[vas-oh-in-hib-i-ter, vey-zoh-] /ˌvæs oʊ ɪnˈhɪb ɪ tər, ˌveɪ zoʊ-/
noun, Physiology, Pharmacology
1.
an agent, as a drug, that inhibits the action of the vasomotor nerves.
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vasoinhibitory
[vas-oh-in-hib-i-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, vey-zoh-] /ˌvæs oʊ ɪnˈhɪb ɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, ˌveɪ zoʊ-/ (Show IPA),
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British Dictionary definitions for vasoinhibitory

vasoinhibitor

/ˌveɪzəʊɪnˈhɪbɪtə/
noun
1.
any of a group of drugs that reduce or inhibit the action of the vasomotor nerves
Derived Forms
vasoinhibitory (ˌveɪzəʊɪnˈhɪbɪtərɪ; -trɪ) adjective
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vasoinhibitory in Medicine

vasoinhibitor va·so·in·hib·i·tor (vā'zō-ĭn-hĭb'ĭ-tər)
n.
An agent that restricts or prevents the functioning of the vasomotor nerves.

vasoinhibitory va·so·in·hib·i·to·ry (vā'zō-ĭn-hĭb'ĭ-tôr'ē)
adj.
Inhibiting the action of the vasomotor nerves.

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