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glutamatergic

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

medical Definition of glutamatergic

:liberating, activated by, or involving glutamate
  • glutamatergic neurons
  • The drug, which activates glutamatergic circuits and inhibits GABA, appears to reduce craving in addicts.
  • —Constance HoldenScience20 June 2003

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