parasympathomimetic

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par·a·sym·pa·tho·mi·met·ic

 (păr′ə-sĭm′pə-thō-mĭ-mĕt′ĭk, -mī-)
adj.
Producing effects similar to those produced when a parasympathetic nerve is stimulated.
n.
A drug or agent that produces such effects.
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Adj.1.parasympathomimetic - having an effect similar to that resulting from stimulation of the parasympathetic nervous system; "parasympathomimetic drugs slow the heart rate"
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parasympathomimetisch
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