Definition of Nervines
1. nervine [n] - See also: nervine
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nervines
Literary usage of Nervines
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Therapeutics: Its Principles and Practice by Horatio Charles Wood (1908)
"... the tissues of the body generally or such organized systems as reach all portions of the body. ORDER I.—nervines, drugs which affect the nervous system. ..."
2. The Pathology and therapeutics of mental diseases by J L C Schroeder van der Kolk (1870)
"Effect of nervines amd Narcotics. I know only few medicines whose action ... On that account, I might compare it with chloroform, ether, and other nervines. ..."
3. Journal of Materia Medica (1875)
"The Peculiar Action of Opiates and nervines. BY IJM GOBS, PROF. OF THERAPEUTICS AND MATERIA MEDICA IN THE COLLEGE OP AMERICAN MEDICINE AND SURGERY, MACON, ..."
4. Nerve waste: Practical Information Concerning Nervous Impairment in Modern by Herbert Carleton Sawyer (1890)
"... XXII nervines AND NERVE TONICS Drugs do not occupy the place in modern medicine that they once did. The development of the scientific method in ..."
5. Making Life Worth While: A Book on Health--and More by Herbert Wescott Fisher (1910)
"... VIII "nervines" (A PARENTHESIS) "Our speculations can scarce ever be too fine, provided they be just." —DAVID HUME. THE discussion of tea, coffee, ..."