Anti-stimulant



Physiology, Medicine/Medical. something that temporarily quickens some vital process or the functional activity of some organ or part:
Adrenalin is a stimulant for the heart.
Compare (def 4).
any food or beverage that , especially coffee, tea, or, in its initial effect, alcoholic liquor.
a stimulus or incentive.
Physiology, Medicine/Medical. temporarily quickening some vital process or functional activity.
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noun
a drug or similar substance that increases physiological activity, esp of a particular organ
any stimulating agent or thing
adjective
increasing physiological activity; stimulating

1772 (adj.); 1794 (n.), from Latin stimulantem (nominative stimulans), present participle of stimulare (see stimulation).

stimulant stim·u·lant (stĭm’yə-lənt)
n.
An agent that arouses organic activity, strengthens the action of the heart, increases vitality, and promotes a sense of well-being. adj.
Serving as or being a stimulant.
stimulant
(stĭm’yə-lənt)
An agent, especially a drug, that causes increased activity, especially of the nervous or cardiovascular systems. Caffeine is a commonly used stimulant.

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