Vasodilator meaning

vāzō-dī-lātər, -dĭ-, -dīlā-
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Something, such as a nerve or drug, that causes vasodilation.
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(physiol.) Causing dilatation of the blood vessels.
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A nerve or drug causing such dilatation.
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Something, such as a nerve or drug, that causes vasodilation.
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(pharmacology) A drug or chemical agent that causes dilation of the blood vessels thereby reducing blood pressure.
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Origin of vasodilator

  • vaso- +"Ž dilator

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