[sim-puh-thoh-mi-met-ik, -mahy-]Physiology, Pharmacology
mimicking stimulation of the sympathetic nervous system.
an agent that mimics the stimulation of the sympathetic nervous system.
Origin of sympathomimetic
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causing a physiological effect similar to that produced by stimulation of the sympathetic nervous system
Word Origin for sympathomimetic
C20: from sympath (etic) + mimetic
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Producing physiological effects resembling those caused by the action of the sympathetic nervous system.
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