sympatholytic

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sym·pa·tho·lyt·ic

 (sĭm′pə-thō-lĭt′ĭk)
adj.
Opposing the physiological effects caused by stimulation of the sympathetic nervous system: a sympatholytic treatment.

sympatholytic

(ˌsɪmpəθəʊˈlɪtɪk) med
adj
(Medicine)
a. inhibiting or antagonistic to nerve impulses of the sympathetic nervous system
b. of or relating to such inhibition
n
(Pharmacology) a sympatholytic drug. Compare sympathomimetic
[C20: from sympath(etic) + -lytic]

sym•pa•tho•lyt•ic

(ˌsɪm pə θoʊˈlɪt ɪk)

adj.
1. opposing the effects of stimulation of the sympathetic nervous system.
n.
2. a sympatholytic drug or agent.
[1940–45; sympath (etic) + -o- + -lytic]
Translations

sym·pa·tho·lyt·ic

a. simpatolítico-a, que ofrece resistencia a la actividad producida por la estimulación del sistema nervioso simpático.
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