parasympathomimetic love



from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Producing effects similar to those produced when a parasympathetic nerve is stimulated.
  • n. A drug or agent that produces such effects.

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  • adj. Acting by stimulating the parasympathetic nervous system.
  • n. A parasympathomimetic drug.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having an effect similar to that resulting from stimulation of the parasympathetic nervous system


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  • All these peripheral muscarine actions, these parasympathomimetic effects of acetylcholine, were very readily abolished by atropine.

    Sir Henry Dale - Nobel Lecture

  • Reference compound and vehicle information Agent Type of agent Astemizole antihistamine Ketoconazole antifungus Quinidine antiarrhythmia Verapamil L-type calcium channel blocker Cisapride parasympathomimetic and gastroprokinetic agent 0. 25% DMSO vehicle (Negative control) Table 2.

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