Parasympatholytic

A parasympatholytic agent is a substance or activity that reduces the activity of the parasympathetic nervous system. (The parasympathetic nervous system is often colloquially described as the `Feed and Breed` or `Rest and Digest` portion of the autonomic nervous system. The parasympathetic nervous system becomes strongly engaged during or aft...
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parasympatholytic

(par″ә-sim″pә-tho-lit´ik) producing effects resembling those of interruption of the parasympathetic nerve supply of a part; having a destructive effect on the parasympathetic nerve fibers or blocking the transmission of impulses by them. anticholinergic (def. 2).
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parasympatholytic

Relating to an agent that annuls or antagonises the effects of the parasympathetic nervous system; e.g., atropine. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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parasympatholytic

Type: Term Pronunciation: par′ă-sim′pă-thō-lit′ik Definitions: 1. Relating to an agent that annuls or antagonizes the effects of the parasympathetic nervous system; atropine.
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