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cholinomimetic

[koh-luh-noh-mi-met-ik, -mahy-]
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adjective Biochemistry, Pharmacology.
  1. mimicking the action of choline, especially acetylcholine.
  2. a drug or other substance that has cholinometric properties.
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Origin of cholinomimetic

First recorded in 1965–70; choline + -o- + mimetic
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cholinomimetic in Medicine

cholinomimetic

(kō′lə-nō-mĭ-mĕtĭk, -mī-)
adj.
  1. Having an action similar to that of acetylcholine.
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