parasympathomimetic
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1942 simulating parasympathetic nervous action in physiological effect

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  • parasympathomimetic — [par΄əsim΄pə thō΄mi met′ik] adj. 〚/span> PARASYMPATHETIC + MIMETIC〛 having an effect similar to that produced when the parasympathetic nervous system is stimulated: said of drugs, chemicals, etc. * * * par·a·sym·pa·tho·mi·met·ic (pă r əsĭm pə thō …   Universalium

  • parasympathomimetic — [par΄əsim΄pə thō΄mi met′ik] adj. [< PARASYMPATHETIC + MIMETIC] having an effect similar to that produced when the parasympathetic nervous system is stimulated: said of drugs, chemicals, etc …   English World dictionary

  • parasympathomimetic — Relating to drugs or chemicals having an action resembling that caused by stimulation of the parasympathetic nervous system. SEE ALSO: cholinomimetic. [para + G. sympatheia, sympathy, + mimetikos, imitative] * * * para·sym·pa·tho·mi·met·ic .par ə …   Medical dictionary

  • parasympathomimetic — 1. adjective Acting by stimulating the parasympathetic nervous system. 2. noun A parasympathomimetic drug …   Wiktionary

  • parasympathomimetic — n. a drug that has the effect of stimulating the parasympathetic nervous system. The actions of parasympathomimetic drugs are cholinergic (resembling those of acetylcholine) and include stimulation of skeletal muscle, vasodilatation, depression… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • parasympathomimetic — adjective having an effect similar to that resulting from stimulation of the parasympathetic nervous system parasympathomimetic drugs slow the heart rate • Pertains to noun: ↑parasympathetic nervous system …   Useful english dictionary

  • parasympathomimetic — para·sym·pa·tho·mimetic …   English syllables

  • parasympathomimetic —    A substance that mimics some major aspects of parasympathetic function. EXAMPLES: Amanita muscaria mushrooms, Pilocarpine, Lobelia …   Herbal-medical glossary

  • Parasympathomimetic drug — A parasympathomimetic drug is a drug or poison that acts by stimulating or mimicking the parasympathetic nervous system (PSNS).cite web |url=http://www.mercksource.com/pp/us/cns/cns hl dorlands split.jsp?pg=/ppdocs/us/common/dorlands/dorland/six/0… …   Wikipedia

  • Средство Парасимпатомиметическое (Parasympathomimetic) — лекарственное вещество, стимулирующее активность парасимпатической нервной системы. Парасимпатомиметическис лекарственные вещества оказывают на организм человека холинергическое (cholinergic) действие (сходное с действием ацетилхолина), вызывая… …   Медицинские термины

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