noradrenergic


nor·ad·ren·er·gic

adjective \ˌnr-ˌa-drə-ˈnər-jik\

Definition of NORADRENERGIC

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

Origin of NORADRENERGIC

noradrenaline + -ergic
First Known Use: 1963

nor·ad·ren·er·gic

adjective \ˌnr-ˌad-rə-ˈnər-jik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NORADRENERGIC

: 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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