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Descriptor in English: Vasoconstriction
Descriptor in Spanish: Vasoconstricción
Descriptor in Portuguese: Vasoconstrição
Descriptor in French: Vasoconstriction
Entry term(s): Vasoconstrictions
Tree number(s): G09.330.380.925
Scope note: The physiological narrowing of BLOOD VESSELS by contraction of the VASCULAR SMOOTH MUSCLE.
Annotation: coord IM with specific vessel or specific organ /blood supply; the physiol process; do not confuse with stenosis of specific blood vessels ( = specific blood vessel (IM) + CONSTRICTION, PATHOLOGIC (NIM))
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
History Note: 78
See also the descriptors: Vascular Resistance MeSH
Vasoconstrictor Agents MeSH
DeCS UI: 15064
Descriptor UI: D014661
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/04/27
Revision Date: 2016/06/23
Vasoconstriction - Preferred
Concept UI M0022550
Scope note The physiological narrowing of BLOOD VESSELS by contraction of the VASCULAR SMOOTH MUSCLE.
Preferred term Vasoconstriction
Entry term(s) Vasoconstrictions



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