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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Furthermore, the contraction evoked by cholinomimetic agents may help in assessment of the status of cholinergic contractile mechanisms which is known as major and important regulating mechanisms.
Iversen, "Comparison of the effects of four cholinomimetic agents on cognition in primates following disruption by scopolamine or by lists of objects," Psychopharmacology, vol.
It contains cholinomimetic and possible calcium channel antagonist constituents, which are concentrated in the aqueous and ethyl acetate fractions respectively.
Carbachol being a cholinomimetic drug increases free intracellular calcium ions which, intern activate protein kinase by phosphorylation and lead to increased production of HCl.
Cholinomimetic and acetylcholinesterase inhibitory constituents have also been reported in betel nut (Gilani et al., 2004).
Cholinomimetic and calcium channel blocking activities of Carthamus oxycantha.
The extract has further been shown to have sedative, anti-depressant and potentially cholinomimetic activities (Sakina and Dandiya, 1990).