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Medical Term:

muscarinic

Pronunciation: mus'ka-rin'ik

Definition:

  1. Having a muscarinelike action, producing effects that resemble postganglionic parasympathetic stimulation.
  2. An agent that stimulates the postganglionic parasympathetic receptor.

See Also: muscarine, nicotinic

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