Med. restorative; esp., stimulating the nervous system and counteracting drowsiness or the effects of sedatives
Origin of analepticClassical Greek anal?ptikos, restorative from analambanein, to recover from ana-, up + lambanein, to take: see lemma
an analeptic drug
Restorative or stimulating, as a drug or medication.
A medication used as a central nervous system stimulant.
Origin of analepticGreek analēptikos from analambanein to take up ana- ana- lambanein lēp- to take
(comparative more analeptic, superlative most analeptic)
ana- + -leptic