parasympathomimetic

[ păr′ə-sĭm′pə-thō-mĭ-mĕtik, -mī- ]

adj.

Having an action resembling that caused by stimulation of the parasympathetic nervous system.

Nearby words

  1. polyadenopathy,
  2. polyadenylic acid,
  3. polyadic,
  4. polyalcohol,
  5. polyalphabetic substitution,
  6. polyamine,
  7. polyamorous,
  8. polyamory,
  9. polyandria,
  10. polyandric


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