[koh-luh-noh-mi-met-ik, -mahy-]

adjective Biochemistry, Pharmacology.

mimicking the action of choline, especially acetylcholine.
a drug or other substance that has cholinometric properties.

Origin of cholinomimetic

First recorded in 1965–70; choline + -o- + mimetic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

cholinomimetic in Medicine


[kō′lə-nō-mĭ-mĕtĭk, -mī-]


Having an action similar to that of acetylcholine.
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