sympathomimetic

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sym·pa·tho·mi·met·ic

 (sĭm′pə-thō-mĭ-mĕt′ĭk, -mī-)
adj.
Producing physiological effects resembling those caused by the activity or stimulation of the sympathetic nervous system: a sympathomimetic hormone.
n.
A sympathomimetic drug or agent.

sympathomimetic

(ˌsɪmpəθəʊmɪˈmɛtɪk) med
adj
(Medicine) causing a physiological effect similar to that produced by stimulation of the sympathetic nervous system
n
(Pharmacology) a sympathomimetic drug. Compare sympatholytic
[C20: from sympath(etic) + mimetic]

sym•pa•tho•mi•met•ic

(ˌsɪm pə θoʊ mɪˈmɛt ɪk, -maɪ-)
adj.
1. mimicking stimulation of the sympathetic nervous system.
n.
2. a sympathomimetic drug or agent.
[1905–10; sympath (etic) + -o- + mimetic]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sympathomimetic - relating to epinephrine (its release or action)
Translations
sympathomimétique

sym·pa·tho·mi·met·ic

a. simpatomimético-a, que puede causar cambios fisiológicos similares a los causados por el sistema nervioso simpático.
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Iffiu-Soltesz, "Monoaminergic systems and anti-obesity drug discovery: chronic administration of sympathicomimetic amines, re-uptake inhibitors, or amine oxidase inhibitors?
Effects of various sympathicomimetic drugs on renal hemodynamics in normotensive and hypotensive dogs.
A variety of different agents and techniques such as methylene blue (nitric oxide inhibitor), sympathicomimetic agents, somatostatin analogues, exchange plasma pheresis and physical occlusion of intrapulmonary vascular dilatations have been employed in attempts to treat HPS, although none should be recommended for use at present.