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  • adj. That serves to stimulate; stimulative


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  • We were particularly interested in stimulatory long-acting superactive analogs for clinical use and in inhibitory analogs which would block LH and FSH release.

    Andrew V. Schally - Autobiography

  • Lucci’s results helped to explain Diamond’s original findings, and further suggested that the reduction of dopamine D1 binding sites could be responsible for the virtual disappearance of alcohol’s short-term stimulatory effect on cyclic AMP activity.

    Alcohol and The Addictive Brain

  • He acknowledged the Bank is risking its credibility by employing "stimulatory" measures when inflation appears to be above target. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • These 'stimulatory' brain messengers do just that - stimulate us!

  • Yes, caffeine is a problem for many people, but constantly being on the go into the evening can trigger 'stimulatory' hormones equal to a good cup of coffee.

  • First, because there weren't a zillion things to do - they weren't overproducing so many 'stimulatory' brain messengers.

  • The papers, obtained under Freedom of Information laws, say Treasury officials warned Mr Costello that the IMF thought his 2007 budget was "stimulatory".

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  • Fillers that are placed deep into the fat and just above the facial bones are termed "stimulatory" fillers since they promote the restoration of the deeper facial structures.

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  • 'stimulatory' neurotransmitters (brain messengers) such as dopamine, norepinephrine, and epinephrine (adrenaline).

  • While the economy has initially taken a hit from a slower-than-expected recovery and the earthquakes, it will eventually be bolstered by improving tax revenues and the stimulatory impact of the recovery efforts.

    New Zealand Forecasts Earlier Budget Surplus


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