Anticholinergic meaning

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Inhibiting or blocking the physiological action of acetylcholine at a receptor site.

Anticholinergic drugs.

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Having the ability to retard or block the activity of organs that receive their nerve impulses through the parasympathetic nervous system by opposing the action of acetylcholine.
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An anticholinergic drug, as atropine.
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Inhibiting or blocking the physiological action of acetylcholine at a receptor site.

Anticholinergic drugs.

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That inhibits the physiological action of acetylcholine at a receptor site.
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(medicine) Any of a class of drugs, typically used to treat various disorders and some forms of poisoning, which inhibit the physiological action of acetylcholine at a receptor site.
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