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parasympathomimetic

 [par″ah-sim″pah-tho-mi-met´ik]
producing effects resembling those of stimulation of the parasympathetic nerve supply of a part.
cholinergic (def. 2).
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par·a·sym·pa·tho·mi·met·ic

(par'ă-sim'pă-thō-mi-met'ik),
Relating to drugs or chemicals having an action resembling that caused by stimulation of the parasympathetic nervous system.
See also: cholinomimetic.
[para- + G. sympatheia, sympathy, + mimētikos, imitative]
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parasympathomimetic

(păr′ə-sĭm′pə-thō-mĭ-mĕt′ĭk, -mī-)
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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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]
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parasympathomimetic

Any effect similar to that produced by stimulation of the parasympathetic nervous system, especially the effect of CHOLINERGIC drugs. See also SYMPATHOMIMETIC.
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Parasympathomimetic

An agent whose effects mimic those resulting from stimulation of the parasympathetic nerves.
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par·a·sym·pa·tho·mi·met·ic

(par'ă-sim'pă-thō-mi-met'ik)
Relating to drugs or chemicals having an action resembling that caused by stimulation of the parasympathetic nervous system.
[para- + G. sympatheia, sympathy, + mimētikos, imitative]
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