ARECOLINE

n. a drug related to muscarine, that stimulates specific smooth muscles and glands that typically respond to postganglionic cholinergic agents. It is primarily used in veterinary medicine to eliminate internal parasites (for example, in dogs), and was previously used in the management of schizophrenia,

ARECOLINE: "Arecoline is a drug that stimulates the smooth muscles to operate, for example, in dogs, this drug stimulates the stomach muscles to expel worms."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ARECOLINE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/arecoline/ (accessed October 18, 2019).
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