glu·​ta·​ma·​ter·​gic ˌglüt-ə-mə-ˈtər-jik How to pronounce glutamatergic (audio)
: 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

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“Glutamatergic.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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