vasomotor

[vas-oh-moh-ter, vey-zoh-]
adjective Physiology.
regulating the diameter of blood vessels, as certain nerves.

Origin:
1860–65; vaso- + motor

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vasomotor (ˌveɪzəʊˈməʊtə)
 
adj
(of a drug, agent, nerve, etc) relating to or affecting the diameter of blood vessels

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vasomotor va·so·mo·tor (vā'zō-mō'tər)
adj.
Causing or regulating dilation or constriction of the blood vessels. Also called angiokinetic.

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Vasomotor rhinitis is a nonallergic condition that involves a constant runny nose, sneezing, and nasal congestion.
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