parasympathomimetic

adjective
para·​sym·​pa·​tho·​mi·​met·​ic | \ ˌper-ə-ˈsim-pə-(ˌ)thō-mī-ˈme-tik How to pronounce parasympathomimetic (audio) , -mə-, ˌpa-rə- \

Definition of parasympathomimetic

: simulating parasympathetic nervous action in physiological effect

First Known Use of parasympathomimetic

1933, in the meaning defined above

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“Parasympathomimetic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parasympathomimetic. Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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parasympathomimetic

adjective
para·​sym·​pa·​tho·​mi·​met·​ic | \ ˌpar-ə-ˌsim-pə-(ˌ)thō-mī-ˈmet-ik, -mə- How to pronounce parasympathomimetic (audio) \

Medical Definition of parasympathomimetic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: simulating parasympathetic nervous action in physiological effect — compare sympathomimetic

parasympathomimetic

noun

Medical Definition of parasympathomimetic (Entry 2 of 2)

: a parasympathomimetic agent (as a drug)

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