An elderly man getting his blood pressure checked by a home health nurse.
- The definition of a pressor is something causes an increase in blood pressure.
An example of pressor used as an adjective is the pressor effect of certain medications.
- Pressor is defined as something that can raise blood pressure.
An example of a pressor is stress.
Origin of pressorpress(ure) + (mot)or
Origin of pressorLate Latin, one who presses, from Latin pressus, past participle of premere, to press; see press1.