Noun Vasospasm Definition and Examples


Noun:

Vasospasm

Pronunciation:

/ˈveɪzəʊˌspaz(ə)m/

Definition:
1.

noun

Sudden constriction of a blood vessel, reducing its diameter and flow rate.
  1. 'These patients have a higher than normal incidence of migraines, suggesting vasospasm as an etiology.'
  2. 'They also have found vasospasm to be prevalent in autistic patients.'


noun

1. sudden constriction of an artery, leading to a decrease in its diameter and in the amount of blood it can deliver.


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