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cholinomimetic

[ koh-luh-noh-mi-met-ik, -mahy- ]
/ ˌkoʊ lə noʊ mɪˈmɛt ɪk, -maɪ- /
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adjective Biochemistry, Pharmacology.

mimicking the action of choline, especially acetylcholine.
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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Medical definitions for cholinomimetic

cholinomimetic
[ kō′lə-nō-mĭ-mĕtĭk, -mī- ]

adj.

Having an action similar to that of acetylcholine.
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