analeptic

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noun an·a·lep·tic \ˌa-nə-ˈlep-tik\

Definition of analeptic

  1. :  a drug that stimulates the central nervous system

analeptic

adjective

Origin and Etymology of analeptic

Greek analēptikos, from analambanein


First Known Use: 1671


Medical Dictionary

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analeptic

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

Medical Definition of analeptic

  1. :  of, relating to, or acting as an analeptic


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analeptic

noun an·a·lep·tic

Medical Definition of analeptic

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


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