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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.