Definition of Vasoconstriction

1. Noun. Decrease in the diameter of blood vessels.

Generic synonyms: Constriction



Definition of Vasoconstriction

1. Noun. constriction of a blood vessel ¹

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Medical Definition of Vasoconstriction

1. The diminution of the calibre of vessels, especially constriction of arterioles leading to decreased blood flow to a part. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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