noradrenergic

adjective nor·ad·ren·er·gic \ ˌnȯr-ˌa-drə-ˈnər-jik \

Definition of noradrenergic

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

Origin and Etymology of noradrenergic

noradrenaline + -ergic


Medical Dictionary

noradrenergic

adjective nor·ad·ren·er·gic \ ˌnȯr-ˌad-rə-ˈnər-jik \

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 1, cholinergic 1

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