sedative agent

седативное средство

English-Russian small dictionary of medicine. . 2015.

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  • Sedative — A drug that calms a patient down, easing agitation and permitting sleep. Sedatives generally work by modulating signals within the central nervous system. These sedatives can dangerously depress important signals needed to maintain heart and lung …   Medical dictionary

  • sedative — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, alleviating pain, from Middle French sedatif, from Medieval Latin sedativus, from Latin sedatus Date: 1779 tending to calm, moderate, or tranquilize nervousness or excitement II. noun Date: 1797 a sedative… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sedative — /ˈsɛdətɪv / (say seduhtiv) adjective 1. tending to calm or soothe. 2. Medicine allaying irritability or excitement; assuaging pain; lowering functional activity. –noun 3. a sedative agent or remedy …   Australian English dictionary

  • sedative — [adj] soothing allaying, anodyne, calmative, calming, lenitive, relaxing, sleepinducing, soporific, tranquillizing; concept 537 Ant. agitating, excitative, upsetting sedative [n] soothing agent, medicine analgesic, anodyne, barbiturate, calmant,… …   New thesaurus

  • Sedative — A sedative, or, more specifically, a sedative hypnotic, is a substance that depresses the central nervous system (CNS),cite web |url=http://www.mercksource.com/pp/us/cns/cns hl dorlands split.jsp?pg=/ppdocs/us/common/dorlands/dorland/seven/0000955… …   Wikipedia

  • sedative-hypnotic — noun a sedative that depresses activity of the central nervous system and reduces anxiety and induces sleep • Syn: ↑sedative hypnotic drug • Hypernyms: ↑sedative, ↑sedative drug, ↑depressant, ↑downer • Hyponyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • sedative-hypnotic drug — noun a sedative that depresses activity of the central nervous system and reduces anxiety and induces sleep • Syn: ↑sedative hypnotic • Hypernyms: ↑sedative, ↑sedative drug, ↑depressant, ↑downer • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sedative — /sed euh tiv/, adj. 1. tending to calm or soothe. 2. allaying irritability or excitement; assuaging pain; lowering functional activity. n. 3. a sedative drug or agent. [1375 1425; late ME (adj.) ( < MF sédatif) < ML sedativus, equiv. to L… …   Universalium

  • sedative — sed•a•tive [[t]ˈsɛd ə tɪv[/t]] adj. 1) tending to calm or soothe 2) assuaging pain or allaying irritability or excitement 3) pha a sedative drug or agent • Etymology: 1375–1425; (adj.) (< MF sédatif) < ML sēdātīvus …   From formal English to slang

  • sedative-hypnotic — sed·a·tive hyp·not·ic (sĕd ə tĭv hĭp nŏtʹĭk) n. A drug, such as a barbiturate or antianxiety agent, that depresses the activity of the central nervous system and is used to relieve anxiety and induce sleep. * * * …   Universalium

  • sedative — 1. noun An agent or drug that sedates, having a calming or soothing effect, or inducing sleep. Syn: sleeping pill, soporific, tranquilizer, anxiolytic, depressant …   Wiktionary

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