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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [vas-oh-kuh n-strik-shuh n, vey-zoh-]
    • /ˌvæs oʊ kənˈstrɪk ʃən, ˌveɪ zoʊ-/
    • /vˌasəkənstrˈɪkʃən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [vas-oh-kuh n-strik-shuh n, vey-zoh-]
    • /ˌvæs oʊ kənˈstrɪk ʃən, ˌveɪ zoʊ-/

Definitions of vasoconstriction word

  • noun vasoconstriction constriction of the blood vessels, as by the action of a nerve. 1
  • noun vasoconstriction the narrowing of the walls of blood vessels 0
  • noun vasoconstriction constriction of a blood vessel. 0

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Origin of vasoconstriction

First appearance:

before 1895
One of the 18% newest English words
First recorded in 1895-1900; vaso- + constriction

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Parts of speech for Vasoconstriction


vasoconstriction popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 53% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
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