Definition of -ergic

: exhibiting or stimulating activity of dopaminergic

History and Etymology for -ergic

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

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“-ergic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-ergic. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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