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cholinergic

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adjective cho·lin·er·gic \ˌkō-lə-ˈnər-jik\

Medical Definition of cholinergic

  1. 1of autonomic nerve fibers :  liberating, activated by, or involving acetylcholine—compare adrenergic 1, noradrenergic

  2. 2:  resembling acetylcholine especially in physiological action <a cholinergic drug>

  3. cho·lin·er·gi·cal·ly \-ji-k(ə-)lē\play adverb




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