\stˈɪmjʊlənt], \stˈɪmjʊlənt], \s_t_ˈɪ_m_j_ʊ_l_ə_n_t]\
Definitions of STIMULANT
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1920 - A dictionary of scientific terms.
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By Oddity Software
By James Champlin Fernald
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
1. Stimulating, exciting to action. 2. An agent that arouses organic activity, strengthens the action of the heart, increases vitality, and promotes a sense of well-being. Stimulants are classified, according to the parts upon which they chiefly act, as cardiac, respiratory, stomachic, hepatic, cerebral, spinal, vascular, genital, etc.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.
A medicine which has the power of exciting the organic action of the different systems of the economy. Some stimulants are diffusible, - that is, have a prompt but temporary action; others are permanent or persistent. Tho action of stimulants is called Stimulution, Slimulatio, Incitatio. The chief stimulants are the following: Aether Sulphuricus, Ammonia, Asafoetida, Brucia, Camphora, Capsicum, Castoreum, Cinnatnomum, Copaiba, Cubeba, Guaiacum, Hydrargyri Praeparata, Iodinium, Nux Vomica, Olea Essentialia, Opium (in small dose), Piper, Sinapis, Strychnia, Zingiber, - Alcohol, Caloric, Electricity, Mental Emotions, (the Impetuous.)
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
By Smith Ely Jelliffe