Definition of parasympatholytic in US English:

parasympatholytic

adjective

Physiology Pharmacology
  • Blocking or opposing the effects of parasympathetic nerve stimulation; anticholinergic.

noun

Physiology Pharmacology
  • A parasympatholytic agent.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Science. From parasympath- + -o- + -lytic.

Pronunciation

parasympatholytic

/ˌparəsɪmpəθəʊˈlɪtɪk/