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Pronunciation: par'a-sim'pa-tho-mi-met'ik

Definition: Relating to drugs or chemicals having an action resembling that caused by stimulation of the parasympathetic nervous system.

[para- + G. sympatheia, sympathy, + mimetikos, imitative]

See Also: cholinomimetic

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