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serotonergic

serotonergic

adjective se·ro·to·ner·gic \ˌsir-ə-tə-ˈnər-jik\

Definition of SEROTONERGIC

:  liberating, activated by, or involving serotonin in the transmission of nerve impulses <a serotonergic neuron> <serotonergic pathways>

Variants of SEROTONERGIC

se·ro·to·ner·gic also se·ro·to·nin·er·gic \ˌsir-ə-ˌtō-nə-ˈnər-jik\

Origin of SEROTONERGIC

serotonin + -ergic
First Known Use: 1957

serotonergic

adjective se·ro·to·ner·gic \ˌsir-ə-tə-ˈnər-jik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SEROTONERGIC

:  liberating, activated by, or involving serotonin in the transmission of nerve impulses

Variants of SEROTONERGIC

se·ro·to·ner·gic or se·ro·to·nin·er·gic \ˌsir-ə-ˌtō-nə-ˈnər-jik\

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