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analeptic

 [an″ah-lep´tik]
1. a drug that acts as a stimulant to the central nervous system, such as caffeine or amphetamine.
2. a restorative medicine.

an·a·lep·tic

(an'ă-lep'tik),
1. Strengthening, stimulating, or invigorating.
2. A restorative remedy.
3. A central nervous system stimulant, particularly used to denote agents that reverse depressed central nervous system function.
[G. analēptikos, restorative]

analeptic

/ana·lep·tic/ (an″ah-lep´tik)
1. stimulating, invigorating, or restorative.
2. a drug that acts as a central nervous system stimulant, such as caffeine.

analeptic

(ăn′ə-lĕp′tĭk)
adj.
Restorative or stimulating, as a drug or medication.
n.
A medication used as a central nervous system stimulant.

analeptic

analeptic

adjective Restorative, invigorating; from Greek analepsis, repairing.
 
noun
(1) A CNS stimulant.
(2) A nonspecific term of waning use for an agent that acts as a “restorative”—e.g., caffeine.

an·a·lep·tic

(an'ă-lep'tik)
1. Strengthening, stimulating, or invigorating.
2. A restorative remedy.
3. A central nervous system stimulant, particularly used to denote agents that reverse depressed central nervous system function.
[G. analēptikos, restorative]

analeptic

1. Any drug, such as doxapram, that stimulates the central nervous system.
2. Generally restorative.
3. Stimulating to the breathing.

an·a·lep·tic

(an'ă-lep'tik)
A central nervous system stimulant, particularly used to denote agents that reverse depressed central nervous system function.
[G. analēptikos, restorative]

analeptic (an´əlep´tik),

n 1. an agent that acts to overcome depression of the central nervous system.
n 2. a strong central nervous system stimulant that is used to restore consciousness, especially from a drug-induced coma.

analeptic

1. a drug that acts as a stimulant to the central nervous system, such as caffeine and amphetamine.
2. a restorative medicine.
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Though unburdened by analeptic politics, Mill's formulation still sees lyricism as compensation for the disappointments of reality.
Sorting through the variety of competing names for such temporal relations, Ireland proposes standardizing the taxonomic descriptions: in addition to continuous phase, he designates the following alternative phases (many are adopted from terms introduced by narrative theorists such as Gerard Genette): proleptic (jumping forward), analeptic ("flashback"), simultaneous (concurrent), alternate (crosscutting), major and minor parallel p hases (sequential events that share concurrent temporal starting and ending points), and major and minor overlaps (sequential events sharing the same temporal beginning but arriving at different temporal closure).
external because the events occur temporally before the extent of the first or dominant narrative of the primary focalizor, Jing Mie "June" Woo, whose narrative frames the novel; heterodiegetic because the events are not directly part of the first narrative; analeptic because the events look back in time to earlier events (Genette 1980, 49-55).
It was initially studied as an analeptic to stimulate the arousal and restore respiration.
Narratology discusses anachrony as it occurs at the level of narrative discourse; in the narratological account, story is chronological, and discourse complicates story by subjecting its chronological events to analeptic and proleptic reshufflings.
If the analeptic "inward narrative" has a narrator-speaker at all, it must be intradiegetic, which would suggest the recollecting character.
As Andrew Jacobs reported recently in the New York Times, college kids now use prescription stimulants and analeptics such as Adderall and Concerta as study aides, and some estimates suggest that 20 percent of college students nationwide regularly rely on them to get their work done.
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However, because of questionable benefit and transient action, most authorities believe caffeine and other analeptics should not be used in these conditions and recommend other supportive therapy.