an enzyme or drug that blocks the action of acetylcholinesterase, thereby increasing the stimulating effect of acetylcholine on the muscles.
any of a group of substances that inhibit the action of cholinesterase
anticholinesterase an·ti·cho·lin·es·ter·ase (ān’tē-kō’lə-něs’tə-rās’, -rāz’, ān’tī-)
A substance that inhibits the activity of cholinesterases, including acetylcholinesterase.
of or relating to a substance that opposes the effects of acetylcholine; interfering with the passage of parasympathetic nerve impulses. Compare . an anticholinergic substance, as a drug. adjective (physiol) blocking nerve impulses through the parasympathetic nerves noun (med) a drug or agent that blocks these nerve impulses, used to control intestinal spasm, increase the […]
a particular personage or power, variously identified or explained, who is conceived of as appearing in the world as the principal antagonist of Christ. (sometimes lowercase) an opponent of Christ; a person or power antagonistic to Christ. (often lowercase) a disbeliever in Christ. (often lowercase) a false Christ. noun (New Testament) the antagonist of Christ, […]
a cylindrical roll of finely cut tobacco cured for smoking, considerably smaller than most cigars and usually wrapped in thin white paper. Contemporary Examples Loosies are generally bought by cigarette addicts who have trouble affording a whole pack at the taxed rate. The Gentle Giant Cut Down by Cops Michael Daly July 23, 2014 I […]
a building for public Christian worship. public worship of God or a religious service in such a building: to attend church regularly. (sometimes initial capital letter) the whole body of Christian believers; Christendom. (sometimes initial capital letter) any division of this body professing the same creed and acknowledging the same ecclesiastical authority; a Christian denomination: […]