noradrenergic

adjective
nor·​ad·​ren·​er·​gic | \ ˌnȯr-ˌa-drə-ˈnər-jik How to pronounce noradrenergic (audio) \

Definition of noradrenergic

: liberating, activated by, or involving norepinephrine in the transmission of nerve impulses noradrenergic nerve endings noradrenergic nerve fibers

First Known Use of noradrenergic

1963, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for noradrenergic

noradrenaline + -ergic

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“Noradrenergic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/noradrenergic. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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noradrenergic

adjective
nor·​ad·​ren·​er·​gic | \ ˌnȯr-ˌad-rə-ˈnər-jik How to pronounce noradrenergic (audio) \

Medical Definition of noradrenergic

: liberating, activated by, or involving norepinephrine in the transmission of nerve impulses a progressive deterioration of central noradrenergic pathways— C. D. Wise & Larry Stein noradrenergic synapses — compare adrenergic sense 1, cholinergic sense 1

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