What is stimulate?

  • (verb): Provide the needed stimulus for.
    Synonyms: provoke
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on stimulate:

... Emmenagogues are herbs which stimulate blood flow in the pelvic area and uterus some stimulate menstruation ... Others use emmenagogues to stimulate menstrual flow when menstruation is absent for reasons other than pregnancy, such as hormonal disorders or conditions like oligomenorrhea (infrequent ...
Masturbation/Archive 4 - Techniques - Female
... such as a vibrator, dildo or Ben Wa balls can also be used to stimulate the vagina and clitoris ... Many women caress their breasts or stimulate a nipple with the free hand, if these are receptive areas for sexual stimulation ... up a chair, the corner of an item of furniture or even a washing machine can be used to stimulate the clitoris through the labia and clothing ...
Humanitarian Use Licenses - The Intellectual Property Rights System - Functions and Dysfunctions of Intellectual Property Rights - Transaction Function
... So it is commonly assumed that patents stimulate the emergence of markets ... have to rely on imitation, clear IP laws are unlikely to stimulate innovation ... gains importance at higher stages of development when it serves to stimulate ...
Protein Kinase A - Function - Overview Table
... Glucagon receptor enhance lipolysis stimulate lipase myocyte (skeletal muscle) muscular system epinephrine --> β-adrenergic receptor produce glucose stimulate glycogenolysis phosphorylate glycogen ... NPY receptor Vasodilation Thick ascending limb cell kidney Vasopressin --> V2 receptor stimulate Na-K-2Cl symporter (perhaps only minor effect ...
Cancer Immunotherapy - Natural Products
... of natural products have shown promise to stimulate the immune system ... Reishi and Agaricus subrufescens, (often mistakenly called Agaricus blazei) may be able to stimulate the immune system ... Specifically, beta-glucans stimulate the innate branch of the immune system ...

More definitions of "stimulate":

  • (verb): Stir feelings in.
    Example: "Stimulate my appetite"
    Synonyms: excite, stir
  • (verb): Cause to be alert and energetic.
    Example: "Coffee and tea stimulate me"; "This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate"
    Synonyms: arouse, brace, energize, energise, perk up
  • (verb): Act as a stimulant.
    Synonyms: excite

Famous quotes containing the word stimulate:

    The sway of alcohol over mankind is unquestionably due to its power to stimulate the mystical faculties of human nature, usually crushed to earth by the cold facts and dry criticisms of the sober hour. Sobriety diminishes, discriminates, and says no; drunkenness expands, unites, and says yes.
    William James (1842–1910)