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(Science: physiology) Causing, or giving rise to, pressure or to an increase of pressure; as, pressor nerve fibres, stimulation of which excites the vasomotor center, thus causing a stronger contraction of the arteries and consequently an increase of the arterial blood pressure.

Compare: depressor.

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Marey's Law

this is related to pressor and deressor responses of CSC in the medulla but i ll explain it upnext

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by ahm_k1
Fri Mar 23, 2007 12:23 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Marey's Law
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