[sim-puh-thoh-lit-ik] /ˌsɪm pə θoʊˈlɪt ɪk/
adjective, Physiology, Pharmacology.
opposing the effects of stimulation of the sympathetic nervous system.
inhibiting or antagonistic to nerve impulses of the sympathetic nervous system
of or relating to such inhibition
a sympatholytic drug Compare sympathomimetic
sympatholytic sym·pa·tho·lyt·ic (sĭm’pə-thō-lĭt’ĭk)
Opposing the physiological effects caused by stimulation of the sympathetic nervous system.
- Sympathomimetic amine
sympathomimetic amine n. An agent that elicits physiological responses similar to those produced during adrenergic nerve activity. Also called adrenergic amine, adrenomimetic amine, sympathetic amine.
noun, plural sympathies. 1. harmony of or agreement in feeling, as between persons or on the part of one person with respect to another. 2. the harmony of feeling naturally existing between persons of like tastes or opinion or of congenial dispositions. 3. the fact or power of sharing the feelings of another, especially in […]
noun 1. a strike by a body of workers, not because of grievances against their own employer, but by way of endorsing and aiding another group of workers who are on strike or have been locked out. sympathy strike noun 1. a strike organized in support of another section of workers or a cause and […]
adjective, Biology, Ecology. 1. originating in or occupying the same geographical area. adjective 1. (of biological speciation or species) taking place or existing in the same or overlapping geographical areas Compare allopatric sympatric (sĭm-pāt’rĭk) Ecology Occupying the same or overlapping geographic areas without interbreeding. Although they share the same geographic range, sympatric populations of related […]