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noradrenergic

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adjective nor·ad·ren·er·gic \ˌnȯr-ˌa-drə-ˈnər-jik\

Definition of noradrenergic

  1. :  liberating, activated by, or involving norepinephrine in the transmission of nerve impulses <noradrenergic nerve endings> <noradrenergic nerve fibers>



Origin and Etymology of noradrenergic

noradrenaline + -ergic


First Known Use: 1963


Medical Dictionary

noradrenergic

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adjective nor·ad·ren·er·gic \ˌnȯr-ˌad-rə-ˈnər-jik\

Medical Definition of noradrenergic

  1. :  liberating, activated by, or involving norepinephrine in the transmission of nerve impulses <a progressive deterioration of central noradrenergic pathways—C. D. Wise & Larry Stein> <noradrenergic synapses>—compare adrenergic 1, cholinergic 1




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