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Antonyms for excitatory

depressant.

Usage examples for excitatory

  1. Their special function seems still somewhat obscure, and Boudier suggests that they may be excitatory organs for the dehiscence of the asci. – Fungi: Their Nature and Uses by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
  2. When the excitatory impulses are also lost, as in a total transverse lesion of the cord, the paralysed muscles are flaccid and the deep reflexes disappear. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  3. As the excitatory state disappears with the return of the excitable tissue to its original condition, the current of action will gradually disappear. – Response in the Living and Non-Living by Jagadis Chunder Bose
  4. But the excitatory effect produced in the nerve by stimulus can also be detected by an electrical method. – Response in the Living and Non-Living by Jagadis Chunder Bose
  5. A living substance may thus be put into an excitatory state by either mechanical, chemical, thermal, electrical, or light stimulus. – Response in the Living and Non-Living by Jagadis Chunder Bose
  6. The excitatory state then disappears, and the muscle is seen to relax into its normal form. – Response in the Living and Non-Living by Jagadis Chunder Bose
  7. This third law is the law of stimulus, the necessity of the intervention of an external excitatory force capable of setting in motion the current of energy required for a transformation. – The Mechanism of Life by Stéphane Leduc