parasympathomimetic

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adjective para·sym·pa·tho·mi·met·ic \ˌpar-ə-ˈsim-pə-(ˌ)thō-mī-ˈme-tik, -mə-\

Definition of parasympathomimetic

  1. :  simulating parasympathetic nervous action in physiological effect

Origin and Etymology of parasympathomimetic

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1933


Medical Dictionary

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parasympathomimetic

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adjective para·sym·pa·tho·mi·met·ic \ˌpar-ə-ˌsim-pə-(ˌ)thō-mī-ˈmet-ik, -mə-\

Medical Definition of parasympathomimetic

  1. :  simulating parasympathetic nervous action in physiological effect—compare sympathomimetic


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parasympathomimetic

noun para·sym·pa·tho·mi·met·ic

Medical Definition of parasympathomimetic

  1. :  a parasympathomimetic agent (as a drug)


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