noradrenergic

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

Definition of noradrenergic

  1. :  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


First Known Use: 1963


Medical Dictionary

noradrenergic

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

Medical Definition of noradrenergic

  1. :  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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