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sympathomimetic

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adjective sym·pa·tho·mi·met·ic \-mə-ˈme-tik, -(ˌ)mī-\

Definition of sympathomimetic

  1. :  simulating sympathetic nervous action in physiological effect <sympathomimetic drugs>

sympathomimetic noun


Origin of sympathomimetic

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1910


Medical Dictionary

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sympathomimetic

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adjective sym·pa·tho·mi·met·ic \-mə-ˈmet-ik, -(ˌ)mī-\

Medical Definition of sympathomimetic

  1. :  simulating sympathetic nervous action in physiological effect—compare parasympathomimetic, sympatholytic




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sympathomimetic

noun sym·pa·tho·mi·met·ic

Medical Definition of sympathomimetic

  1. :  a sympathomimetic agent




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