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.