VASODILATOR

noun. any drug or other substance which acts to widen the girth of blood vessels, usually by calming smooth muscle in the arterial walls.

VASODILATOR: "Vasodilators are often utilized for the remediation of high blood pressure and angina pectoris."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "VASODILATOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/vasodilator/ (accessed August 5, 2020).
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