analeptic

Definitions of analeptic
  1. adjective
    stimulating the central nervous system
    “an analeptic drug stimulates the central nervous system”
    Synonyms:
    stimulative
    capable of arousing or accelerating physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent
  2. noun
    a medication used as a stimulant to the central nervous system
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    type of:
    excitant, stimulant, stimulant drug
    a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
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