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-ergic

adjective combining form

Definition of -ergic

  1. :  exhibiting or stimulating activity of <dopaminergic>



Origin of -ergic

-ergy work (from Late Latin -ergia, from Greek, from ergon work) + -ic — more at work


Medical Dictionary

-ergic

adjective combining form -er·gic \(ˌ)ər-jik\

Medical Definition of -ergic

  1. 1:  allergic <hyperergic>

  2. 2:  exhibiting or stimulating activity especially of (such) a neurotransmitter substance <adrenergic> <dopaminergic>




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