vasotonic


vasotonic
\\“+\ adjective
Etymology: vas- + tonic
: of, relating to, or promoting tone of blood vessel walls

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/vas'oh ton"ik, vay'zoh-/, adj. Physiol.
pertaining to or regulating the tone of the blood vessels.
[VASO- + TONIC]

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