Translation of vasoconstriction in Spanish:


vasoconstricción, n.

Pronunciation /ˌveɪzəʊkənˈstrɪkʃ(ə)n//ˌveɪzoʊkənˈstrɪkʃən/


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    vasoconstricción feminine
    • The hawthorn plant contains pharmacologically active flavonoids that inhibit vasoconstriction and actively dilate blood vessels.
    • Following a vascular injury, vasoconstriction and retraction usually occur immediately and decrease blood flow to the affected area.
    • At low doses, local anesthetics cause systemic vasoconstriction and raise blood pressure.
    • The effect is a dramatic increase in blood pressure due to vasoconstriction.
    • The vascular effects result in tissue ischemia from vasoconstriction, platelet aggregation, and increased blood viscosity.