monoaminergic

adjective

mono·​am·​in·​er·​gic ˌmä-nō-ˌa-mə-ˈnər-jik How to pronounce monoaminergic (audio)
: liberating or involving monoamines (such as serotonin or norepinephrine) in neural transmission
monoaminergic neurons
monoaminergic mechanisms

Word History

First Known Use

1966, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of monoaminergic was in 1966

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“Monoaminergic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monoaminergic. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

monoaminergic

adjective
mono·​am·​in·​er·​gic ˌmän-ō-ˌam-ə-ˈnər-jik How to pronounce monoaminergic (audio)
: liberating or involving monoamines (as serotonin or norepinephrine) in neural transmission
monoaminergic neurons
monoaminergic mechanisms
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