adjective Date: 1936 of, relating to, resembling, producing, or mediating the parasympathetic effects (as a slowed heart rate and increased activity of smooth muscle) produced by muscarine <
muscarinic receptors
— compare nicotinic

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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