Definition of Depressants

1. Noun. (plural of depressant) ¹



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Definition of Depressants

1. depressant [n] - See also: depressant

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Depressants

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depredators
depredatory
deprehend
deprehended
deprehending
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deprehensible
deprehension
deprehensions
deprenyl
deprenyls
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depressable
depressant
depressants (current term)
depressed
depressed fracture
depressed skull fracture
depressedly
depressedness
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depressingness
depression
depression of optic disk
depressional
depressionary

Literary usage of Depressants

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1. Therapeutics: Its Principles and Practice by Horatio Charles Wood (1908)
"There is, however, a general resemblance in the action of such as are derived from the vegetable kingdom, in that they are all depressants to the motor ..."

2. Materia medica for nurses by Aaron Samuel Blumgarten (1920)
"General Cerebral depressants 3. Progressive Cerebral depressants 4. ... Progressive depressants are drugs that progressively depress the functions of the ..."

3. Modern Materia Medica and Therapeutics by Arthur Albert Stevens (1909)
"As spinal cord depressants they are of value in cerebral convulsions by lessening the ... As depressants of the spinal cord they are useful in subduing the ..."

4. A Text-book of materia medica, therapeutics and pharmacology by George Frank Butler (1908)
"MOTOR depressants. The more classic of these motor depressants is curare, ... A large number of drugs may be spoken of as motor depressants—thus, ..."

5. Therapeutic Gazette (1898)
"With this should be given strychnine and such other stimulants and heart tonics as are usual in the treatment of poisoning by depressants. ..."

6. A Text-book of Pharmacology and Some Allied Sciences (therapeutics, Materia by Torald Hermann Sollmann (1901)
"Cardiac depressants may be defined as drugs which lower the activity of the heart. ... The most useful Cardiac depressants are : Aconite, Spar- tein, ..."

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