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What is Vasocontriction?

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October 01, 2008 7:38AM

Vaso meaning blood vessels and constriction meaning narrowing. Vasoconstriction is when your blood vessels become smaller or more narrow. This applies to arteries, veins, etc. A common vasoconstricter is Visine, because it constricts the blood vessels in the eye which is why your sclera turns from red to white.