Definition of Vasodilator

1. Noun. A drug that causes dilation of blood vessels.




Definition of Vasodilator

1. a. Causing dilation or relaxation of the blood vessels; as, the vasodilator nerves, stimulation of which causes dilation of the blood vessels to which they go. These nerves are also called vaso-inhibitory, and vasohypotonic nerves, since their stimulation causes relaxation and rest.

2. a. Causing dilation or relaxation of the blood vessels; as, the vasodilator nerves, stimulation of which causes dilation of the blood vessels to which they go. These nerves are also called vaso-inhibitory, and vasohypotonic nerves, since their stimulation causes relaxation and rest.

Definition of Vasodilator

1. Noun. (pharmacology) A drug or chemical agent that causes dilation of the blood vessels thereby reducing blood pressure. ¹

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Definition of Vasodilator

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Medical Definition of Vasodilator

1. Causing dilation or relaxation of the blood vessels; as, the vasodilator nerves, stimulation of which causes dilation of the blood vessels to which they go. These nerves are also called vaso-inhibitory, and vasohypotonic nerves, since their stimulation causes relaxation and rest. Origin: L. Vas a vessel + dilator. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Vasodilator

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vasodepressor substance
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vasodilator (current term)
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