dopaminergic

adjective do·pa·mi·ner·gic \ ˌdō-pə-ˌmē-ˈnər-jik \

Definition of dopaminergic

: liberating, activated by, or involving dopamine or related substances

First Known Use of dopaminergic

1966


Medical Dictionary

dopaminergic

adjective do·pa·mi·ner·gic \ ˌdō-pə-ˌmē-ˈnər-jik \

medical Definition of dopaminergic

: liberating, activated by, or involving dopamine or related substances
  • the mesolimbic dopaminergic pathway
  • dopaminergic activity
  • dopaminergic neurons

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