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excitant


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Excitant  \Ex*cit"ant\,  a.  [L.  excitans,  -antis,  p.  pr  of 
  excitare:  cf  F.  excitant.] 
  Tending  to  excite;  exciting. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Excitant  \Ex*cit"ant\,  n.  (Physiol.) 
  An  agent  or  influence  which  arouses  vital  activity,  or 
  produces  increased  action  in  a  living  organism  or  in  any  of 
  its  tissues  or  parts  a  stimulant. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  excitant 
  adj  :  (of  drugs  e.g.)  able  to  excite  or  stimulate  [syn:  {excitative}, 
  {excitatory}] 




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