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Vasoconstrictor 1

Definition: Causing constriction of the blood vessels; as, the vasoconstrictor nerves, stimulation of which causes constriction of the blood vessels to which they go. These nerves are also called vasohypertonic.

Vasoconstrictor 2

Definition: A substance which causes constriction of the blood vessels. Such substances are used in medicine to raise blood pressure.

vasoconstrictor 3

Definition: any agent that causes a narrowing of an opening of a blood vessel: cold or stress or nicotine or epinephrine or norepinephrine or angiotensin or vasopressin or certain drugs; maintains or increases blood pressure

 

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