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A vasodilator is a substance that causes blood vessels in the body to grow slightly wider by relaxing the smooth muscle[?] in the vessel wall. This will reduce blood pressure (since there is more room for the blood) and might allow blood to flow around a clot. Several vasodilators are used as drugs.

Natural vasodilators and drugs that exploit them:

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