parasympatholytic

parasympatholytic
Relating to an agent that annuls or antagonizes the effects of the parasympathetic nervous system; e.g., atropine.

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para·sym·pa·tho·lyt·ic .par-ə-.sim-pə-thō-'lit-ik adj tending to oppose the physiological results of parasympathetic nervous activity or of parasympathomimetic drugs compare SYMPATHOLYTIC
parasympatholytic n a parasympatholytic substance

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adj.
opposing the effects of the parasympathetic nervous system. anticholinergic drugs have this effect by preventing acetylcholine from acting as a neurotransmitter.

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para·sym·pa·tho·lyt·ic (par″ə-sim″pə-tho-litґik) [parasympathetic + -lytic] 1. producing effects resembling those of interruption of the parasympathetic nerve supply to a part. 2. anticholinergic (def. 2).

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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