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dopaminergic

 [do´pah-mēn-er´jik]
activated or transmitted by dopamine; pertaining to tissues or organs affected by dopamine.

do·pa·min·er·gic

(dō'pă-min-ĕr'jik),
Pertaining to the action of dopamine or to neural or metabolic pathways in which it functions as a transmitter.
[dopamine + G. ergon, work]

dopaminergic

/do·pa·min·er·gic/ (do″pah-mēn-er´jik) activated or transmitted by dopamine; pertaining to tissues or organs affected by dopamine.

dopaminergic

(dō′pə-mə-nûr′jĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or activated by dopamine or related substances.

dopaminergic

[dō′pəminur′jik]
having the effect of dopamine.

do·pa·min·er·gic

(dō'pă-min-ĕr'jik)
Pertaining to the action of dopamine or to neural or metabolic pathways in which it functions as a transmitter.
[dopamine + G. ergon, work]

dopaminergic

activated or transmitted by dopamine; pertaining to tissues or organs affected by dopamine.
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