excitant

adjective
ex·​ci·​tant | \ ik-ˈsī-tᵊnt How to pronounce excitant (audio) , ˈek-sə-tənt How to pronounce excitant (audio) \

Definition of excitant

: tending to excite or augment excitant drugs

Other Words from excitant

excitant noun

First Known Use of excitant

1607, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of excitant was in 1607

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“Excitant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/excitant. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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excitant

adjective
ex·​ci·​tant | \ ik-ˈsīt-ᵊnt How to pronounce excitant (audio) , ˈek-sət-ənt How to pronounce excitant (audio) \

Medical Definition of excitant

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: tending to excite or augment excitant drugs

excitant

noun

Medical Definition of excitant (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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