analeptic

noun an·a·lep·tic \ ˌa-nə-ˈlep-tik \

Definition of analeptic

: a drug that stimulates the central nervous system

analeptic

adjective

Origin and Etymology of analeptic

Greek analēptikos, from analambanein


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analeptic

adjective an·a·lep·tic \ ˌan-ə-ˈlep-tik \

medical Definition of analeptic

: of, relating to, or acting as an analeptic

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analeptic

noun

medical Definition of analeptic

: a restorative agent; especially : a drug that acts as a stimulant on the central nervous system

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