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stimulate

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transitive verb stim·u·late \-ˌlāt\

Medical Definition of stimulate

stimulated; stimulating

  1. 1:  to excite to activity or growth or to greater activity

  2. 2a:  to function as a physiological stimulus to (as a nerve or muscle)b:  to arouse or affect by a stimulant (as a drug)

stimulative \ˈstim-yə-ˌlāt-iv\play adjective
stimulatory \-lə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtȯr-\play adjective




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