cholinergic

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

Definition of cholinergic

  1. 1 :  liberating, activated by, or involving acetylcholine <cholinergic nerve fiber> <cholinergic functions>

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

cholinergically

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Origin and Etymology of cholinergic

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1934


Medical Dictionary

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>

cholinergically

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