parasympathomimetic

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parasympathomimetic

[‚par·ə¦sim·pə·thō·mi′med·ik]
(pharmacology)
Of drugs, having an effect similar to that produced when the parasympathetic nerves are stimulated.
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However, positive and strong information added to the pool of knowledge by this study was that non-Hirschsprung's cases of pediatric age group may be benefitted by the use of cholinomimetic and histaminergic drugs, especially after resection and anastomosis operation.
The presence of cholinomimetic and calcium channel antagonist constituents in Piper betleLinn.
Presence of cholinomimetic and acetylcholinesterase inhibitory constituents in betel nut.
Specific modulation of social memory in rats by cholinomimetic and nootropic drugs, by benzodiazepine inverse agonists, but not by psychostimulants.
2000); the contractile activity of crude extracts of Fumaria indica and Hibiscus rosasinesis (both containing saponins) was abolished by pretreatment with atropine suggesting that the extract contains components with cholinomimetic activity (Gilani et al., 2005a,b).
The traditional practice for pain in abdomen was assessed for its anti-spasmodic activity and it was found to be anti-histaminic and cholinomimetic. It could relieve abdominal pain due to various causes like gastritis, indigestion and visceral pain.
(25) Acetylcholine stimulates NO synthesis in the spinal cord (26) and this synthesis is necessary for the expression of analgesia secondary to the cholinomimetic agents (27), such as spinal neostigmine.
The Carum carvi extract showing a decrease in memory loss could be due to its central cholinomimetic activitiy as well as its free radical scavenging mechanism.
Characterization of Cholinomimetic Agents that Inhibit In Vitro Fertilization in the Mouse.