sympathomimetic

adjective sym·pa·tho·mi·met·ic \ -mə-ˈme-tik , -(ˌ)mī- \

Definition of sympathomimetic

: simulating sympathetic nervous action in physiological effect
  • sympathomimetic drugs

sympathomimetic

noun

Origin and Etymology of sympathomimetic

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sympathomimetic

adjective sym·pa·tho·mi·met·ic \ -mə-ˈmet-ik, -(ˌ)mī- \

medical Definition of sympathomimetic

: simulating sympathetic nervous action in physiological effect — compare parasympathomimetic, sympatholytic

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sympathomimetic

noun

medical Definition of sympathomimetic

: a sympathomimetic agent

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