Describes a drug that has a restoratative or stimulating effect, typically on the central nervous system.


From the BioTech Dictionary at http://biotech.icmb.utexas.edu/. For further information see the BioTech homenode.

An"a*lep"tic (#), a. [Gr. restorative: cf. F. analeptique. See Analepsis.] Med.

Restorative; giving strength after disease.

-- n.

A restorative.

 

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