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vasostimulant

[vas-oh-stim-yuh-luh nt, vey-zoh-] /ˌvæs oʊˈstɪm yə lənt, ˌveɪ zoʊ-/
adjective
1.
stimulating the action of the vasomotor nerves.
noun
2.
a vasostimulant agent, as a drug.
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vasostimulant in Medicine

vasostimulant va·so·stim·u·lant (vā'zō-stĭm'yə-lənt)
adj.
Exciting vasomotor action. n.

  1. An agent that excites the vasomotor nerves to action.

  2. An agent that increases vascular tension.

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