cholinomimetic


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cholinomimetic

 [ko″lin-o-mi-met´ik]
having an action similar to that of acetylcholine; parasympathomimetic.

chol·i·no·mi·met·ic

(kōl'i-nō-mi-met'ik),
Having an action similar to that of acetylcholine; term proposed to replace the less accurate, parasympathomimetic. Compare: adrenomimetic.
[acetylcholine + G. mimētikos, imitating]

cholinomimetic

/cho·li·no·mi·met·ic/ (-mi-met´ik) having an action similar to acetylcholine; parasympathomimetic.

cho·li·no·mi·met·ic

(kō'lin-ō-mi-met'ik)
Having an action similar to that of acetylcholine; replaces the less specific term parasympathomimetic.
Compare: adrenomimetic
Synonym(s): parasympathomimetic.
[acetylcholine + G. mimētikos, imitating]

cholinomimetic

having an action similar to that of acetylcholine; called also parasympathomimetic.

cholinomimetic alkaloids
naturally occurring plant alkaloids which have cholinomimetic actions are arecoline, pilocarpine, muscarine.
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