Sentence Examples


  • Ergot is the most powerful known stimulant of the pregnant uterus.
  • Physostigmine, the active principle of the Calabar bean, acts chiefly as a stimulant to voluntary and involuntary muscles, and at the same time exercises a depressing effect upon the spinal cord.
  • Another plant universally used as a stimulant in Southern Arabia is khat (Catha edulis).
  • In whooping-cough, when a sedative is required but a stimulant is also indicated, ammonium bromide is often invaluable.
  • On the heart and circulation the effects are stimulant unless large doses are given, when the pulse becomes slow and blood-pressure much lessened.