restoring; invigorating; giving strength after disease.
awakening, especially from drug stupor.
a pharmacological substance that stimulates the central nervous system and also acts as an anticonvulsant.
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British Dictionary definitions for analeptic
(of a drug, etc) stimulating the central nervous system
any drug, such as doxapram, that stimulates the central nervous system
(formerly) a restorative remedy or drug
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