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antidopaminergic

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adjective an·ti·do·pa·mi·ner·gic \-ˌdō-pə-ˌmē-ˈnər-jik\
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anti–dopaminergic

Medical Definition of antidopaminergic

  1. :  inhibiting or blocking the neurotransmitter activity of dopamine or related substances Acute dystonia in children is nearly always the result of exposure to an antidopaminergic agent such as a neuroleptic, or antiemetic.—Atlas of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 2004 … none of our patients had extrapyramidal signs suggestive of an anti-dopaminergic effect.—Richard J. Wyatt et al., Science, 22 Sept. 1972


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