Sentence Examples

  • Sodium salts have not the depressant effect so marked in those of potassium.
  • In medicine copper sulphate was employed as an emetic, but its employment for this purpose is now very rare, as it is exceedingly depressant, and if it fails to act, may seriously damage the gastric mucous membrane.
  • Emetine acts as a gradual depressant to the nervous system in animals.
  • This is accelerated by a marked depressant action upon the heart, similar to that produced by veratrine and aconite.
  • Digitonin, on the other hand, is a cardiac depressant, and has been found to be identical with saponin, the chief constituent of senega root.