sympathomimetic


sympathomimetic
/sɪmpæθoʊməˈmɛtɪk/ (say simpathohmuh'metik)

noun
1. one of a class of drugs whose effects mimic those of a stimulated sympathetic nervous system, increasing cardiac output, dilating bronchioles and constricting blood vessels.
adjective
2. of or relating to such a drug.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.