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Meaning of ANALEPTIC

Pronunciation:  `an'leptik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a medication used as a stimulant to the central nervous system
  2. [adj]  stimulating the central nervous system; "an analeptic drug stimulates the central nervous system"
 

ANALEPTIC is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: stimulative
 
 See Also: stimulant, stimulant drug

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\An`a*lep"tic\, a. [Gr. ? restorative: cf. F.
analeptique. See {Analepsis}.] (Med.)
Restorative; giving strength after disease. -- n. A
restorative.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Describes a drug that has a restoratative or stimulating effect, typically on the central nervous system.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: adjuvant, alterative, bracing, corrective, corroborant, curative, healing, iatric, invigorating, medicative, medicinal, refreshing, remedial, reparative, reparatory, restitutive, restitutory, restorative, reviving, roborant, sanative, sanatory, stimulating, strengthening, therapeutic, theriac, tonic
 

 

 

 

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