Medical Dictionary


adjective glu·ta·ma·ter·gic \ˌglüt-ə-mə-ˈtər-jik\

Medical Definition of glutamatergic

  1. :  liberating, activated by, or involving glutamate glutamatergic neurons The drug, which activates glutamatergic circuits and inhibits GABA, appears to reduce craving in addicts.—Constance Holden, Science, 20 June 2003

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