excitant

adjective ex·ci·tant \ ik-ˈsī-tᵊnt , ˈek-sə-tənt \

Definition of excitant

: tending to excite or augment
  • excitant drugs

excitant

noun

First Known Use of excitant

1607

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excitant

adjective ex·ci·tant \ ik-ˈsīt-ᵊnt , ˈek-sət-ənt \

medical Definition of excitant

: tending to excite or augment
  • excitant drugs

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excitant

noun

medical Definition of excitant

: an agent that arouses or augments physiological activity (as of the nervous system)

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